A long-time employee of a cruise line suffered second and third degree burns as a result of an explosion in the boiler room while the cruise line’s ship was in port. These burn injuries proved fatal in that the cruise line employee died three days following the explosion. Robert A. Zimmerman traveled with his team of experts to Germany and inspected the dry docked vessel. Our experts determined that the boiler exploded as a result of negligence in maintenance. Shortly after Robert A. Zimmerman impassed mediation, the cruise line settled the claim with the employee’s widow and minor child for $7,000,000.00.