This review of Michael Meyer’s deposition is part of our much larger coverage of the Michael Meyer v. Carnival Cruise Lines et al. case resulting from a catamaran propeller accident on a cruise ship shore excursion.
Michael Meyer Deposition
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How the Cruise and Excursion Were Booked
The Meyer’s were friends with a couple that had taken several cruises. When Michael learned their friends were going on a cruise to St. Lucia, he called a lady that had booked several cruises for these friends in the past and asked her to book he and his wife on the same cruise using his credit card in January 2011. He did that from his home in Arizona. The same lady sent him a list of all the shore excursions at stops along the way and the cost of each one. Michael reports he talked to the same lady about six times by phone prior to leaving on the cruise. He has a computer and access to the Internet but does not feel comfortable using it. During his visits with the booking agent, he and his wife also signed up for four or five excursions their friends were going on and paid for them with his credit card.
Michael says the booking agent told him the excursion tours were ran by Carnival and strictly for Carnival passengers. The friends they were cruising with had previously told them the same thing as well. Read More→