Costa Concordia passengers sue Carnival

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Six passengers of the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia, which ran aground off the coast if Italy two weeks ago, are suing Carnival Cruise Lines, demanding compensation totaling $460 million.  Carnival is the parent company of Costa Cruise Lines, which owns Costa Concordia.

Negotiators announced in Italy that some 3,000 survivors of the ship wreck will receive 11,000 euros ($14,400) each plus expenses as compensation.

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Cruise shipwreck survivors file suit

New York Daily News
Six surviving passengers have filed a $460 million suit for damages against Costa Cruises and parent company Carnival Cruises. Six passengers from shipwrecked Costa Concordiaare suing Carnival Cruises in a Miami court seeking hundreds of millions of  dollars. The lawsuit names Costa Cruises and parent company, Carnival Cruises; lawyer cites ‘stress of disaster’. The luxury cruise ship Costa Concordia lies on its side after it ran aground off the tiny Tuscan island of Giglio, Italy, on Jan. 15. Six surviving passengers have filed a $460 million suit for damages against Costa Cruises and parent company Carnival Cruises. Read more