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The ongoing battle between Carnival Triumph passengers and the cruise company itself has left passengers wondering if they will ever obtain the compensation they truly deserve for the misery, danger and horrendously unsanitary conditions they suffered through while at sea.

Our firm contends that Carnival Corp. should be held liable for the anguish inflicted on Triumph passengers, and we have filed a class-action lawsuit against Carnival Cruise on behalf of passengers. The suit was chronicled in the Chicago Tribune, in an article, titled “Stricken cruise passengers bring class action against Carnival.”

The article offers readers insight into the nature of our class-action suit against Carnival Corp., which was filed on Monday, Feb. 18, in U.S. federal court in Miami.

The class-action alleges that Carnival was acutely aware of problems aboard the Triumph when it allowed the ship to set sail from Galveston, Texas with its roughly 4000 passengers. Further, it alleges that Carnival rejected opportunities, after the ship was disabled, to get its passengers safely to shore within hours, not days. Instead, the lawsuit seeks damages for Carnival subjecting its passengers to five days of what has been described as “hell at sea”.

Although Carnival has offered passengers a full refund of their cruise, future cruise credit, reimbursement for some onboard purchases and travel expenses, along with $500, Charles R. Lipcon, LMAW’s founding maritime attorney, explained”passengers can do much better than the Carnival offer.”

Our lawsuit seeks to represent all of the passengers who were onboard the Triumph when a fire broke out in the ship’s engine room. The suit was originally filed on behalf of passengers Matt and Melissa Crusan, of Oklahoma, along with 100 other victims who were subjected to the horrid conditions on the cruise ship.

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