A Carnival Pride passenger is suing Carnival Corporation for alleged negligence

The Florida Record Mar. 11, 2016, 7:02am


Carnival Pride passenger sues vessel owner

MIAMI — Elaine Carroll is suing Carnival Corporation, a vessel owner, citing alleged failure to protect, failure to warn, and she was injured on the company's property due to the negligence of its employees.

The Carnival Pride passenger filed a complaint on Mar. 7, in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Miami Division against Carnival Corporation alleging that the vessel owner failed to properly train its crew to exercise reasonable care under the circumstances to protect its passengers.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that, on March 16, 2015, she tripped on a lounge chair and violently fell on the floor causing her to sustain serious and debilitating injuries. The plaintiff holds Carnival Corporation responsible because the defendant allegedly failed to provide reasonable safe means for passengers to walk on walkways, failed to warn passengers of the dangerous conditions, failed to correct such dangerous conditions and provided negligent emergency assistance and negligent medical care.

The plaintiff seeks the following: compensation for all damages and court costs; and any other relief that the court may deem just and proper. She is represented by Darren J. Rousso of Darren J. Rousso, P.A. in Miami in Florida.

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Miami Division Case number 1:16-cv-20829

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