MIAMI – A Norwegian Escape passenger alleges she was injured because of hot coffee.
Hernandez filed a complaint on March 17 in the U.S. District Court for
the Southern District of Florida against NCL (Bahamas) LTD, doing
business as NCL America Inc., alleging negligence.
the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on May 20, 2016, while
plaintiff was on board defendant's vessel, she sustained a second-degree
burn to her hand when she poured hot coffee from a canister with a
missing lid. She alleges the incident caused severe injury to her hand
and caused disability, pain and suffering, mental anguish and lost
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks
judgment against defendant, costs and further relief the court deem
just. She is represented by Mario Serralta of Mario Serralta &
Associates in Miami Lakes.
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida Case number 1:17-cv-21004