U.S. citizens may face legal hurdle

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 But Bern’s civil complaint against Costa Cruises and its operator, Miami-based CarnivalCorporation, faces a major legal problem because of where the lawsuit is being filed, according to legal experts. U.S. citizens who were on the Costa Concordia and want to sue may be lost in the sea of fine print written on the back of their ticket vouchers, according to legal experts.

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