Royal Caribbean Can't Dismiss Hurricane Harvey Cruise Suit

Law360 (January 7, 2019, 8:05 PM EST) -- A magistrate judge has recommended a Florida federal court deny Royal Caribbean's bid to dismiss a woman's latest complaint in her suit claiming it put passengers at risk by not canceling a cruise as Hurricane Harvey threatened Texas, saying the court has not forbidden her from adding additional plaintiffs.

U.S. District Magistrate Judge Andrea M. Simonton told the court on Friday that Nikki McIntosh — who launched the suit against Miami-based Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. as a proposed class action but was later barred from bringing class claims due to a waiver in the ticket contract — should be permitted to...

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