By David Mittleman

No one wants to think about it, but bad stuff sometimes happens on vacations. In the blink of an eye, a dream trip can turn into a nightmare of serious or even fatal injury. And when you’re in a foreign land or at sea, different rules might apply when it comes to holding wrongdoers accountable.

Decades of Immunity Overturned

Cruise lines take advantage of numerous legal loopholes to avoid liability for harm caused by their negligence. One of the most egregious examples is near-immunity from lawsuits stemming from medical care provided on board. That may …read more