Royal Caribbean Escapes Travel Insurance Class Action

Law360 (November 27, 2018, 10:06 PM EST) -- Royal Caribbean sailed away Tuesday from a Florida couple's proposed class action claiming the cruise line deceives passengers by not disclosing commissions it receives on travel insurance it offers, as a federal court found the suit is barred by provisions in its ticket contracts.

Palm Beach County residents Roger and Maureen Carretta's suit, which included a single count alleging violations of Florida's Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act, was one of three putative class actions filed recently against major cruise lines related to travel insurance programs.

U.S. District Judge Ursula Ungaro dismissed the Carrettas' Sept. 21 complaint with prejudice after rejecting...

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