MIAMI — A passenger is suing Carnival Corporation, d/b/a Carnival Cruise Line, a cruise ship company, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.
Paul Neal filed a complaint on Oct. 18 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida Miami Division against the defendant, alleging that the cruise ship company failed to properly design or secure a bunk bed ladder to the floor or the frame of the bed.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on Nov. 13, 2015, he suffered a fall that caused him physical injuries due to the ladder not being properly secured. The plaintiff holds the defendant responsible for the alleged hazardous condition and failure to provide warning.
The plaintiff seeks all damages, economic damages, medical expenses, all legal fees and interest, plus any other relief this court deems just. He is represented by John H. Hickey of Hickey Law Firm, P.A. in Miami.
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida Miami Division Case number 1:16-cv-24395-FAM