11th Circ. Revives Suit Over Child's Fall On Carnival Cruise

Law360 (June 16, 2020, 6:47 PM EDT) -- The Eleventh Circuit on Tuesday revived a negligence suit against Carnival Cruise Line brought by the mother of a 3-year-old who fractured her skull in an onboard fall, finding that a Florida federal judge failed to give proper deference to the family in making her rulings.

In a published opinion, a three-judge panel found that U.S. District Judge Ursula Ungaro erred by not viewing evidence of whether Carnival had notice of the alleged risky conditions in a light most favorable to the family and also by not providing the family an opportunity to respond when she granted the cruise line summary...

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