Valierie Miller v. NCL (Bahamas), Ltd.


Opinion issued by court as to Appellant Valierie Miller. Decision: Affirmed. Opinion type: Non-Published. Opinion method: Per Curiam. The opinion is also available through the Court's Opinions page at this link

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Case: 16-12019 Date Filed: 03/01/2017 Page: 1 of 2 [DO NOT PUBLISH] IN THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE ELEVENTH CIRCUIT ________________________ No. 16-12019 Non-Argument Calendar ________________________ D.C. Docket No. 1:15-cv-22254-UU VALIERIE MILLER, Plaintiff-Appellant, versus NCL (BAHAMAS), LTD., a foreign corporation d.b.a. Norwegian Cruise Line, and /or NCL America., Defendant-Appellee. ________________________ Appeal from the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida ________________________ (March 1, 2017) Before HULL, MARCUS and MARTIN, Circuit Judges. PER CURIAM: Case: 16-12019 Date Filed: 03/01/2017 Page: 2 of 2 After reviewing the parties’ briefs and the record, we affirm the district court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of defendant-appellee NCL (Bahamas), Ltd. on plaintiff-appellant Valierie Miller’s negligence action under federal maritime law for the reasons outlined in the district court’s thorough and well-reasoned discussion of the duty owed by the ship to Ms. Miller as well as the open and obvious nature of the danger presented. AFFIRMED. 2

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