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"Royal Caribbean Salmonella Case Survives Dismissal." Martins v. Royal Caribbean NYSE: RCL

Updated: Aug 23, 2019

Passenger died from bacteria-laden food, complaint says Ruling rejects claim that ship’s doctors were independent contractors

The family of a teenager who died of salmonella poisoning on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship may pursue wrongful death and negligence claims against the company, the Southern District of Florida ruled Nov. 3 (Martins v. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., 2016 BL 368221, S.D. Fla., 15-cv-21124, 11/3/16).

The ruling rejected defense claims that the ship’s doctors and nurses weren’t employees or agents of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

New Jersey resident Briana Martins died from a bacterial infection aboard the Explorer of the Seas in 2013. Her family sued Royal Caribbean under the Death on the High Seas...

Briana Martins, Judge Jonathan Goodman, Jonathan Goodman, Lalit K. Jain Esq., Marla Martins, Martins v. Royal Caribbean, Case 15-cv-21124-JG, USDC SD FLORIDA, 15-cv-21124-JG, Eleventh Circuit, Miami -Dade District Court, Department of Justice, Florida Courts, Royal Caribbean, Royal Caribbean Cruises, RCL, NYSE: RCL, Akerman, Akerman Miami, Miami Social, Fowler White Burnett, Christopher Knight, Marc Schleier, Christine Walker, Michael Drahos, Florida Bar, Brill Rinaldi, David Brill, Joseph Rinaldi, McKee Law Group, Robert McKee, Secret Settlement, Conspiracy, Miami Cruise Port, Caribbean Way Miami, Labadee, Richard Fain, United Way of Miami, University of Miami Chair of the Board, United Way of Miami -Dade Board Chair, South Florida, Greater Miami Jewish Federation Chair, South Florida Business Hall of Fame, S & P 500, Posse Foundation, The Florida Council of 100

Martins v. Royal Caribbean NYSE: RCL CASE NO. 15-21124-CIV-GOODMAN (S.D. Fla. Jun. 7, 2019) Judge Jonathan Goodman Presiding

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