A man on a cruise was severely burned after running on the ship's deck, claiming he was in a $ 6 million lawsuit against Celebriar X Cruise.
Jeffrey Mizel says he still suffers almost four years after his The New York Post reported that Mizel and his wife Elizabeth were together on a European trip in July 2014 when he was aboard the celebrity silhouette that took him burned so that he had to be amputated because of an infection on the big foot The ship was docked in Greece, reported the post office.
The 66-year-old suffers from neuropathy-induced nerve damage in his feet and uses a golf cart to bypass the ship, the Post reported.
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"It was very hot, so I left the ship and went right back," he reminded himself of the post office. "I decided," I go swimming. & # 39;
Mizel went to the water 10 or 12 feet from his car.
"Then my wife and friend came and they came into the pool with me and said," Man, was not that hot? "And I said," I do not know, "and I looked at my feet. From toe to heel, the skin simply hung out. "
Mizel, whose lawyer Michael Goldman" had no idea "how hot the deck was because of his health, was quickly taken to the ship's surgeon.
Due to the extent of his injuries, Mizel was offered a flight to the coast from the cruise line, but he refused. Mizel said he did not want to ruin the trip for his wife and friends, the Post said.
Since the cruise, Mizel has been hospitalized and suffered from infections. At one point, doctors thought to amputate part of his lower leg, he told the post office.
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Mizel, who is still working, is now suing the cruise liners for damages and feels they should have warned the guests about the temperature of the deck.
"There was no way to believe it was so hot," he told the Post. "I actually took off some shoes and left them in the car to go to the pool, if only they had hinted that it was so hot …"