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Passenger Sues Carnival Cruise Lines
Carnival Breeze Child Injury Lawsuit

Cruise Ship Golf Ball Injures Child's Eye on Miniature Golf Course

A family from the village of Eynon, in Lackawanna County Pennsylvania were sailing aboard Carnival Cruise Line's Carnival Breeze when a child in the family was injured by a golf ball from the cruise ship's miniature golf course on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday November 26, 2015.

The family has filed a lawsuit on November 16, 2016 in the Florida Southern District Court against the cruise line alleging the child was hit in the eye with an "unsecured golf ball". The law suit complaint says that the "amount exceeds the sum or value of $75,000."

Carnival Breeze embarked on an 8 Night Southern Caribbean Thanksgiving cruise from Miami, Florida on Saturday November 21, 2015. The cruise ship called at Grand Turk Island;La Romana, Dominican Republic, Willemstad, Curacao and Oranjestad, Aruba before returning to Miami, Florida.




A minor child identified by the initials K.W, and her mother C.W, further allege:

  • "Plaintiff was standing at or around the mini golf course area.
  • The mini golf course was said to be closed for the day.
  • The mini golf course area was not locked or secured and open for passengers to enter.
  • Several other passengers decided to play with the golf equipment.
  • The golf clubs and balls were not secured and/or stored in a locked location.
  • The passengers had easy access to the golf clubs and balls.
  • There was no crew and/or staff on duty in or around the mini golf area.
  • One unknown passenger, hit one of the golf balls. The golf ball ricocheted off of an unknown object.
  • When the golf ball ricochet, it hit Plaintiff in the right eye.
  • This caused Plaintiff to suffer grievous bodily injury, including, but not limited to a right orbital fracture."

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    Case Resources: K.W. vs. Carnival Cruise Lines

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