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An individual sues cruise company over alleged negligence.

By The Florida Record | Jan 18, 2016

Short Plaintiff Description

an individual

Defendant Name

Costa Crociere

Short Defendant Description

cruise company

Plaintiff Name(s)

John Distefano

Short Allegation


Date Lawsuit/Complaint was Filed


Court Name

U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida

Date of Incident


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

was fell and was injured while aboard the vessel "Costa Mediterranea."

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

failed to comply with its own procedure and all applicable health, building and safety codes in accordance with 33 CFR 96.100 et. seq., 46 USC Section 3201 et. seq.

Plaintiff's Desired Compensation

all damages including interests, costs and judgement and any other relief this court deems just and proper.

Law Firm #1 Representing Plaintiff


Names of Lawyers from Law Firm #1

Glenn J. Holzberg

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 duties to its passengers by making sure their facilities were safe.

Medium-Length Allegation (Multi-Select)

00000000000000000000000000000he/she was injured on the company's property due to the negligence of its employess000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000

Defendant - Singular or Plural


Plaintiff Type

0Individual person(s)0

Singular Plaintiff Last Name


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