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Fri Feb 15, 2013, 03:59 PM

CARNIVAL Cruise included a prohibition against class action suits in the small print [View all]

and "passengers' contract with Carnival says they cannot sue for emotional distress - only for physical injuries."

Why people go on cruises especially after the Concordia in Italy last year tragedy is beyond me. This industry has NO ETHICS WHATSOEVER.


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Cassie Terry of Brazoria County, Texas filed the suit less than 24 hours after arriving on dry land in Mobile, Alabama, alleging that she was forced to wade through human feces from overflowing toilets.

Her suit also claimed Carnival failed to provide a seaworthy vessel and sanitary conditions.

She suffered physical and emotional harm, including anxiety, nervousness and the loss of the enjoyment of life, according to the complaint filed in federal court in Miami.

Whether lawsuits will be successful has been doubted by legal analysts, who have speculated passengers will find it difficult to sue Carnival for any damages thanks to a legal structure shielding operators from big-money lawsuits








Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2279126/Carnival-lawsuits-First-passenger-sues-cruise-line-stricken-ship.html#ixzz2L0I46nyg
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