MIAMI – A Michigan woman who took a cruise on the vessel the Bahamas Celebration alleges she injured her head while on the ship.
Terri R. Mays filed a complaint on April 8 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida against Cruise Operator Inc. and Celebration Cruise Operator, doing business as Bahamas Celebration, citing negligence.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on April 10, 2015, she was seriously injured after she fell backward while attempting to adjust her seat in the Stellar Prime dining room, resulting pain and suffering, physical and mental pain and anguish, disability, loss of capacity for the enjoyment of life and hospital and medical expenses. The plaintiff holds Cruise Operator Inc. and Bahamas Celebration responsible because the defendants allegedly failed to properly maintain the dining room chairs in a reasonably safe condition, failed to provide reasonably safe and properly working chairs, failed to warn passengers of the existence of an unstable, worn and defective chairs, allowed a dangerous condition to exist and failed to exercise reasonable care for the safety of its passengers.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks compensation for all damages, prejudgment and post-judgment interest and costs and for such other relief to which the she may be justly entitled. She is represented by Glenn J. Holzberg of Holzberg Legal in Miami.
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida Case number 1:16-cv-21263