MIAMI – A Texas man alleges a slippery substance caused him to fall on a Carnival ship.
Gianopulos filed a complaint on March 13 in the U.S. District Court for
the Southern District of Florida, Miami Division against Carnival
Corp., doing business as Carnival Cruise Lines, alleging negligence.
to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on March 14, 2016, while
on board defendant's Carnival Magic vessel for a vacation cruise, he
slipped on grease or some other slippery substance on the ground near a
burger restaurant, which severely injured his wrist. He alleges the
incident resulted in bodily injury, pain and suffering, medical
expenses, disability, disfigurement, mental anguish, lost earnings and
loss of capacity for the enjoyment of life.
The plaintiff holds
Carnival Corp., doing business as Carnival Cruise Lines, responsible
because the defendant allegedly failed to inspect and maintain premises
in a safe condition for all passengers and created a hazardous condition
to its passengers.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and
seeks judgment against defendant, damages, interest, court costs, and
any and all such other relief to which he may be justly entitled. He is
represented by Marcus R. Spagnoletti of Spagnoletti & Co. in
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Miami Division Case number 1:17-cv-20941