STORY FROM: COVID-19 Litigation Report
Passengers on Grand Princess File Lawsuit, Say Cruise Line’s Negligence Led to Increased Risk of COVID-19 Development
March 23, 2020
LOS ANGELES –– A lawsuit against Princess Cruise Lines Ltd. has been filed in California federal court, with the plaintiffs maintaining that the defendant knew that at least one of its passengers had disembarked the Grand Princess with symptoms of the COVID-19 virus, but still continued sailing the next voyage of the Grand Princess with more than 3,500 people on “an infected ship.”
In the March 13 lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, the plaintiffs maintained that the defendant had a “duty to ensure” that they would not be exposed to unreasonable risk ...