Brais Law Firm Settles Jones Act Negligence and Unseaworthiness Lawsuit on Behalf of British Crew Member
The Brais law firm settled a Jones Act negligence and unseaworthienss lawsuit on behalf of a British crewmember who worked as a dancer aboard the Carnival cruise ship MIRACLE. The complaint filed in Miami, Florida allege Carnival cruises was negligence and the cruise ship unseaworthy when the leg of a prop chair the dancer was ordered to perform on broke causing her to fall during a performance. The fall resulted in the crew member breaking her wrist. Court papers assert the chair was not structurally sufficient to be used as a prop and Carnival did not have an adequate maintenance schedule its prop chairs to discover defects before the chairs fail. The seafarer and Carnival entered into a confidential settlement before trial.