$21.5 Million Personal Injury Award Against Cruise Line Stayed By Federal Judge

Mealey's (November 17, 2015, 12:03 PM EST) -- SEATTLE — Issuing an order in line with a stipulated motion by the parties in a personal injury lawsuit against a cruise line, a Washington federal judge on Nov. 16 stayed enforcement of a $21.5 million verdict in the plaintiff’s favor pending the cruise line’s opportunity to appeal the judgment against it (James R. Hausman v. Holland America Line-U.S.A., et al., No. 2:13-cv-00937, W.D. Wash.).

(Stipulation and order available. Document #77-151125-007R.)

Negligence Alleged

In late 2011, Springfield, Ill., resident James Hausman took a 70-day Asia Pacific...
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