On Thursday night at 10:00 PM, NBC will broadcast a special report on the Costa Concordia during an episode of Rock Center With Brian Williams. The special will features a story about the survivors of Italy’s Costa Concordia shipwreck, and the rights that they unknowingly signed away when they boarded the ship. Here’s the
Carnival Cruise Line Settlement Keeps Getting Publicity
Yesterday I reported on a settlement which a passenger from Texas reached after she was seriously injured while trying to step off a tender boat onto the dock in Grand Cayman. The case illustrates the liability of cruise lines when they fail to safely transfer their passengers from the cruise ship to shore during ports of…
Cruise Disappearance Case of George Smith IV – Civil Case Settled But Is Justice Done?
The AP is reporting that a final settlement has been reached between Royal Caribbean and the wife and family of George Smith IV. Royal Caribbean has paid the families and their counsel $1,310,000. The cruise line has also turned over copies of certain investigation materials to the families.
The settlement arises out of an incident on July 5, 2005, when…
Royal Caribbean – Rolls Royce Settlement – For $65 Million I’ll Say I Love You
Today the Internet is a buzz regarding Royal Caribbean’s much touted $65 million dollar settlement with Rolls Royce – the manufacturer of the "Mermaid pod-propulsion system" on Celebrity Cruises’ Millennium-class ships. The pods were installed on four Celebrity ships – Millennium, Summit, Infinity and Constellation.
Royal Caribbean sent out a new release today on PR NewsWire regarding…