Judge Slashes Carnival's $25M Win In Rolls-Royce Suit

Law360, New York (June 15, 2011, 1:23 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal judge on Wednesday handed a partial victory to Rolls-Royce PLC in a suit accusing it of selling a faulty propulsion system for a luxury ship, slashing a verdict for Carnival Corp. from $24.8 million to $16.7 million.

U.S. District Judge Patricia A. Seitz reduced the verdict and granted Rolls-Royce's renewed bid for judgment as a matter of law on a claim that it breached the implied warranty of workmanlike performance. However, she refused to grant Rolls-Royce's bid for judgment on other claims in...
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