MIAMI – A cruise ship passenger alleges that she was injured on the ship as a result of negligence.
Mary Bartlett filed a complaint on March 10 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Miami Division against Carnival Corp., citing negligence.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that, on Jan. 10, she slipped and fell on the steps as she was exiting the hot tub on Deck 10 on the ship Dream, resulting in a fractured femur in her left leg. The plaintiff holds Carnival Corp. responsible because the defendant allegedly failed to warn her of the dangerous condition of the surface and failed to remedy such condition, despite prior knowledge of same.
The plaintiff seeks the following: compensation for damages allowed law, costs for this action, prejudgment interest and any further relief that the court may deem just and proper. She is represented by Joel M. Barnett of Waks & Barnett PA in Miami.
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Miami Division Case number 1:16-cv-20879