Tag Archives: collecting


Cruise Ship Mishaps: The Challenges to Collecting Damages


According to the Los Angeles Times, the Carnival Triumph cruise ship left Galveston, Texas on February 7, 2013 for a four-night cruise. Unfortunately, as a result of an engine fire, the boat stalled, causing the 4,229 passengers to be stuck at sea for days with no power, prompting lawsuits from angry customers upon their return. A California personal injury lawyer discusses the challenges to collecting damages after cruise ship mishaps.


Collecting DNA Prior to Criminal Conviction: Is It Constitutional?


A California personal injury lawyer examines the constitutionality of a state law permitting the collection of DNA from suspects prior to criminal convictions.