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11th Circ. Won’t Undo Royal Caribbean's Win In Injury Case

Law360 (May 17, 2019, 1:48 PM EDT) -- The Eleventh Circuit has backed a lower court decision favoring Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.'s argument that it is not responsible for a passenger's injury when part of a lighting machine fell on her head while she was on a dance floor, saying she can't show the cruise company is at fault.

A three-judge panel of the appellate court affirmed a Southern District of Florida federal court's granting summary judgment to Royal Caribbean in passenger Jennifer Sutton's suit that asserted one count of negligence. The panel agreed with the lower court that the cruise company had no notice of the allegedly dangerous...

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Appellate - 11th Circuit

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4360 Other Personal Injury

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February 23, 2018

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