Carnival Kickback Suit Headed To 11th Circ. After Dismissal

Law360 (April 1, 2019, 6:39 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal judge has dismissed a suit by a group of consumers accusing Carnival Cruises of concealing kickbacks it reaped from travel insurance purchases, opening the door for the consumers to appeal her earlier arbitration order to the Eleventh Circuit.

In a four-page order issued Friday, U.S. District Judge Kathleen M. Williams said she agreed with the consumers that their case needed to be dismissed for them to appeal her arbitration order because the appellate court would not review the case if it remained stayed.

Judge Williams said that by allowing the consumers to appeal her order, the Eleventh Circuit...

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