Princess Cruises Lawsuit Alleges Cruise Line Failed to Follow Applicable Safety Guidelines and Regulations

According to the Northern California Record, “a passenger is suing Princess Cruise Lines. alleging negligence led to injuries for the plaintiff. Diane Geiger filed a complaint Feb. 2 in U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against Princess Cruise Lines Ltd., Dr. Jacobus D. Venter and Dr. Shannon D. Callaway, alleging they failed to follow applicable safety guidelines and regulations.” Read the full article here. While this is not a client of ours, it does highlight the fact that lawsuits against cruise lines do occur — and occur for many reasons. This time, the accident apparently happened after the passenger fell when her foot was caught in a defective bed covering and sustained injuries to her wrist. They passenger claims the medical staff did not treat her injuries per appropriate safety guidelines and regulations. For this particular injury lawsuit, the claim had to be made in a California court — different than a Carnival…

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