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Costa Luminosa Itailan based Cruise ship Costa Luminosa. Roger Utting/Shutterstock.com

Juries rather than judges have the power to set medical damages for injuries on cruise ships, a federal appeals court ruled in a well-traveled case against Carnival Corp.

In a question of first impression under maritime law, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit rejected the trial judge’s application of a bright-line rule limiting medical damages to the amount paid by an insurer.

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