Man claims Carnival Cruise Line's negligence caused him to slip on wet deck

By Wadi Reformado | Feb 2, 2017

FORT LAUDERDALE – A Carnival passenger alleges he was injured because he slipped on a deck that was wet with rain.

FORT LAUDERDALE – A Carnival passenger alleges he was injured because he slipped on a deck that was wet with rain.

Anthony Avery filed a complaint on Jan. 23 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida against Carnival Corp., doing business as Carnival Cruise Lines Inc. alleging negligence.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that he sustained physical injuries when he accidentally slipped and fell due to a deck wet because of rain. The plaintiff holds Carnival Corp. responsible because the defendant allegedly failed to warn the plaintiff regarding the hazardous condition of the lido deck.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks damages plus interest and all legal fees. He is represented by Paul M. Hoffman of Hoffman Law Firm in Fort Lauderdale.

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida Case number 1:17-cv-20270-UU

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