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Injured Royal Caribbean Worker Wins $20M Verdict

Law360 (June 4, 2018, 4:46 PM EDT) -- Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. must pay a former crew member $20.3 million for injuries she suffered when her hand got crushed in a sliding door during a 2008 drill, a Florida jury decided after a three-week trial in Miami.

The ruling, returned in state court Friday, found that Miami-based Royal Caribbean's negligence and the ship's unseaworthiness made the company 100 percent liable for the injuries suffered by Lisa Spearman, whose hand was pulled into the pocket of an automatic watertight/fire-resisting sliding door as she was attempting to prevent injury to a fellow crew member who was improperly attempting to pass through...

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