Cruise Line Faces Fresh Sanctions Bid Over Assault Evidence

By Grace Dixon (January 4, 2021, 5:23 PM EST) -- A former Royal Caribbean Cruise passenger has filed a second sanctions bid against the company in her suit over an alleged assault by a fellow passenger, telling a Florida federal judge the cruise line lost or destroyed body camera evidence from the incident.

Deborah Reed urged U.S. District Judge Joan Lenard on Monday to sanction Royal Caribbean for losing the footage from an employee's interview with the passenger who allegedly fractured her wrist, saying it would have proven the extent to which he was visibly intoxicated and dangerous.

Reed urged Judge Lenard to level sanctions that would exclude CCTV footage of...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!