MIAMI – A Texas woman who traveled on the cruise ship the Carnival Liberty alleges she was injured when she slipped on the ship.
Bellingham filed a complaint on March 23 in the U.S. District Court for
the Southern District of Florida, Miami Division against Carnival Corp.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff
alleges that on April 26, 2016, she was severely injured when she
slipped and fell on a wet, slippery and/or hazardous flooring surface
utilized as a dance floor in the ship’s casino owned by the defendant.
As a result, plaintiff alleges she sustained physical pain, mental
anguish, loss of enjoyment of life, disability, disfigurement,
aggravation of pre-existing conditions, and incurred medical expenses.
The plaintiff holds Carnival Corp. responsible because the defendant
allegedly failed to maintain the subject area in a clean and dry
condition, failed to close off and/or place warning signs around the
hazardous area, and failed to have a non-slip or non-skid flooring
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks
judgment for all damages recoverable under the law against the
defendant. She is represented by Jason R. Margulies and Jacqueline
Garcell of Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman PA in Miami.
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Miami Division Case number 1:17-cv-21105