Royal Caribbean Sails Past Slip-And-Fall Suit At 11th Circ.

By Mike Curley (August 10, 2021, 3:39 PM EDT) -- The Eleventh Circuit on Tuesday handed Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. a win in a suit brought by a passenger alleging she was injured when she fell while leaving one of its ships, saying the complaint's "guesswork" about what caused her fall doesn't pass muster.

The panel affirmed a Florida federal court's dismissal of Pamela Taylor's suit, saying her complaint fails to allege how any of Royal Caribbean's conduct actually led to her fall, but rather presents a litany of ways such falls can "potentially" happen.

Taylor was a passenger on the Allure of the Seas and was leaving the vessel on...

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