A passenger from Ohio who sailed aboard the Majesty of the Seas last November and developed Legionnaires’ disease has filed suit against Royal Caribbean. The passenger alleges that only after he boarded the cruise ship in Miami, and the ship had set sail, did the cruise line notify him, via a notice placed under his
Salt into the Wound: Royal Caribbean Denies Legionnaires Disease Came from Liberty of the Seas
Last week we reported on an article in the BBC about a former Royal Caribbean captain who died after contracting Legionnaire’s disease. BBC’s story was entitled Ex-Royal Caribbean Captain Died of Legionella. His widow is now proceeding with an inquest back in the UK.
This is a disturbing story which we looked into…
Passenger Paid Settlement in Legionnaires’ Disease Cruise Case
CruiseCritic reports that a passenger whose husband died after contracting Legionnaires’ Disease during a cruise aboard Fred Olsen Lines’ Black Watch (who would name a cruise ship, Black Watch?) received a settlement after three years of litigation.
Audrey Heath, from the U.K. sailed with her husband, Robert Heath, on the Fred Olsen cruise ship when a number…
Former Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship Captain Dies of Legionnaire’s Disease After Sailing on Liberty of the Seas
There have been a few news stories about a cruise ship "passenger’ dying of Legionnaire’s disease after sailing on Royal Caribbean’s Liberty of the Seas.
The Miami Herald and the South Florida Business Review ("Legionnaire’s May Be Linked to Ship") published articles last week about Mr. Tore Myhra – described as an "English tourist" – who died…
Liberty of the Seas & Legionnaires’ Disease – Disease of the Seas?
The Miami Herald reports today that a tourist from the U.K. who died from Legionnaires’ disease had previously sailed on a seven-day Caribbean cruise on Royal Caribbean’s Liberty of the Seas.
The newspaper identifies the English cruise passenger as Mr. Tore Myhra.
Previously, there was speculation that Mr. Myhra may have contracted the disease at a…