Vacation Danger: Is Cruise Ship Liable for Perils on Shore Excursions?

A federal appeals court on Wednesday restored a negligence lawsuit against Carnival Cruise Lines in the case of a 15-year-old passenger who was killed by cross-fire during a gang-related shootout near a popular tourist beach in the US Virgin Islands. The girl's parents filed suit against the cruise company, claiming ship personnel should have warned the family that the area near Coki Beach on the island of St. Thomas had been the scene of violent criminal activities. The case is potentially...Full Story
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