Carnival Cruise Lines Must Face Brain Injury Claims - The Goss Law Firm

Posted by | January 03, 2019 | Personal Injury | No Comments
Posted Jan. 29, 2019, 10:00 AM

Carnival Corp. must face a jury over whether an allegedly negligently maintained water pipe on a cruise ship caused a man’s traumatic brain injury, a federal court in Florida ruled.

Cruise lines frequently seek to avoid liability for slippery decks, steep stairways, and similar risks on cruise ships by arguing that they are “open and obvious” dangers.

Carnival Corp. argued that the puddle in Richard Ward’s stateroom on the Conquest, caused by a broken pipe in the ceiling, was such…