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Lawsuit Filed Against Royal Caribbean after Child Injured during Game

Destiny Baker3 years ago

NBC has reported that a family has filed a lawsuit against Royal Caribbean after their son suffered brain injuries during a game that was supervised by Royal Caribbean cruise staff.

Child Suffers Brain Injury during Staff Regulated Game

  • Leo Tao, 9, was aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship with his family.
  • While the ship was in port in Nassau, Leo’s parents took him to the ship’s entertainment zone for kids.
  • Leo was participated in a staff regulated game in which cruise staff threw balls at the children while the children attempted to avoid them.
  • While running, Leo collided with another child causing him to fall and hit his head on a hard surface.
  • Leo was rushed to a Nassau hospital where he received emergency brain surgery for his injuries.

Family Sues Royal Caribbean

  • Leo’s family is suing for negligence and is citing past and future damages.
  • Miami Children’s Hospital medical reports show some dysfunction in an area of Leo’s brain.
  • Leo’s mother is concerned that the dysfunction may lead to epileptic seizures.
  • Royal Caribbean has denied responsibility for the boy’s injuries.
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