A female passenger who sued Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines for a crew member’s assault can’t require the company to turn over the names of individuals with knowledge of other attacks, Florida’s 3rd District Court of Appeal ruled Wednesday.

The unanimous panel overturned Miami-Dade Circuit Judge David C. Miller’s order to turn over the names on the grounds that the reports of such incidents were gathered only “in anticipation of litigation” and are therefore protected by the attorney work-product privilege.

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