MIAMI – An Indiana woman alleges she required emergency surgery after injuring her ankle on a cruise ship.
Williams filed a complaint on March 13 in the U.S. District Court for
the Southern District of Florida Miami Division against Carnival Corp.,
doing business as Carnival Cruise Lines, alleging negligence.
to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that in March 21, 2016, she
suffered physical injuries when she slipped and fell due to an uneven
and slippery condition of the stairs while aboard the Carnival Freedom.
She alleges the incident caused her to fracture her ankle and that she
required emergency surgery. The plaintiff holds Carnival Corp.
responsible because the defendant allegedly failed to warn the plaintiff
regarding the hazardous condition of the stairs.
requests a trial by jury and seeks damages, interest, all legal fees and
any other relief as the court deems just. She is represented by
Alexander J. Perkins of Perkins Law Offices P.A. in Miami.
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Miami Division Case number 1:17-cv-20940-JAL