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On Thursday, October 15th, 2020, an Indiana grandfather pleaded guilty to negligent homicide for his part in the tragic death of his 18-month old granddaughter who was killed after falling eleven stories through a window from a children’s play area while aboard a docked cruise ship back in July of 2019. Despite the recent developments, the family has decided to continue forward with their wrongful death lawsuit against Royal Caribbean alleging that the company’s negligence directly led to the death of the toddler.
Cruise ship giant Carnival has once again found themselves in hot water after a fatal drowning accident aboard one of their luxury liners claimed the life of a decorated military member this past Friday near Port Everglades in Broward County.
On Wednesday, January 9th, 2019, one of Royal Caribbean’s cruise ships began an early trek back home after a norovirus outbreak was reported on board, causing almost three hundred people to fall ill just three days into their holiday.
A cruise ship that departed from Port Canaveral on one of the last days of October of this year experienced some sort of technical malfunction within the first few hours of its journey that caused guests extreme concern. According to the Carnival Cruise Line, the ship departed from the port on October 28th, while the incident which resulted in such an upset to the voyage took place only three or four hours after the vessel departed from shore.
A ship with the Norwegian Jade cruise liner that was supposed to return to Miami after a 10-night jaunt through the Caribbean has become stranded, leaving its hundreds of passengers trapped thousands of miles from their homes. As this story remains a developing item, we do not possess all of the information relating to it at this time, but there are certain facts that are knowable and confirmed.
On Thursday afternoon, an 8-year-old boy on the Royal Caribbean Anthem of the Seas ship was discovered in one of the vessel’s three pools. The ship, which had recently departed from Bayonne, NJ, was on the first leg of a 9-day journey that was to take the passengers south to Bermuda and then the Caribbean when the boy was found. According to the statement on record, Coast Guard officials were notified shortly before 7:00pm. The ship changed course and began heading back towards its port of departure. FDNY emergency response crews intercepted the ship about four miles off of Sandy Hook, NJ, and medevaced the child to Staten Island University Hospital North. Currently, the child is still in the hospital, his condition unknown.