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An individual sues cruise corporation over alleged negligence.

By The Florida Record | Jan 8, 2016

Short Plaintiff Description

an individual

Defendant Name

Carnival corporation

Short Defendant Description

cruise corporation

Plaintiff Name(s)

Ruth Lasher

Short Allegation


Date Lawsuit/Complaint was Filed


Court Name

U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida Miami Civil Division

Date of Incident


What did the platiniff(s) experience that they blame on the defendant?

was a passenger aboard the vessel Carnival Sunshine, which is owned and operated by the defendant. The plaintiff was walking on deck 5 when she slipped on the freshly mopped deck and fractured her right ankle.

Why is the defendant allegedly responsible for what happened to the plaintiff?

failed to make sure that the freshly mopped floor were dry and free of slipping hazards. Defendant also failed to place warning signs on the wet floor.

Plaintiff's Desired Compensation

all damages including interests and costs.

Law Firm #1 Representing Plaintiff

Munch and Munch, P.A.

Names of Lawyers from Law Firm #1

Jacob J. Munch

City of Law Firm #1


State of Law Firm #1


Case Number


Plaintiff Pronoun


Class Action Suit?


Plaintiff - Singular or Plural


What did the defendant allegedly do wrong?

knowingly neglected its duty to its passengers by not placing warning devices in front of wet floor.

Medium-Length Allegation (Multi-Select)


Defendant - Singular or Plural


Plaintiff Type

0Individual person(s)0

Singular Plaintiff Last Name


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Organizations in this Story

Carnival Corporation