Royal Caribbean Says Waiver Sinks Harvey Class Claims

Law360, Miami (November 17, 2017, 6:27 PM EST) -- Royal Caribbean asked a federal court Friday to dismiss a proposed class action claiming the company put passengers in harm's way by not canceling a cruise as Hurricane Harvey bore down on Texas, arguing its ticket contract's class action waiver has been upheld previously and the pleadings are insufficient.

Nikki McIntosh, who was scheduled to be aboard the Liberty of the Seas for the cruse from Aug. 27 through Sept. 3, seeks to represent a class of would-be passengers who traveled to the area around the Port of Galveston before and during Hurricane Harvey because Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. had said...

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