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Author: Keith S. Brais

Man Goes Overboard The Sapphire Princess

February 5, 2015 Uncategorized

Photo credit: Cruize Cast Last week, a Cruise Critic blog posting reported a man went overboard a Princess Cruise Line vessel, the Sapphire. The young man allegedly dove from one of the Sapphire’s decks, perhaps the highest deck–14. Per the post, the captain announced “man overboard” and others threw life […]

Royal Caribbean’s Effort to Overrule Decision Making Cruise Lines Liable for Medical Malpractice Thwarted

January 29, 2015 Cruise Ship Passenger Injury Law

We reported last November that the Federal Eleventh Circuit issued a landmark opinion called Franza v. Royal Caribbean. This ruling found cruise lines can be held vicariously liable for the medical malpractice of their ship board doctors. Prior to the Franza decision, trial courts would routinely dismiss passenger claims brought […]