97-Year-Old Woman Injured in Fall Aboard Celebrity Cruise Ship

 

On Tuesday, April 10, 2012, the coast guard medically evacuated a 97-year-old passenger from the cruise ship Celebrity Silhouette in New York Harbor. The woman reportedly fell and suffered a head injury while the vessel was anchored off Staten Island, New York. The woman was in stable condition at the time she was transferred off the cruise ship and was taken to a hospital shoreside. Passengers of cruise ships may have claims against the cruise company if they suffer injuries caused by negligence of the vessel.