Read the Fine Print in Cruise Ship Contracts.

The world’s attention has dutifully been directed to the Italian cruise ship tragedy and the allegedly cowardly acts of the captain.  But, as is always the case, tragedy begets the opportunity for litigation.  However, as this NYT piece points out, it is not so easy to sue a cruise ship owner/operator.  Good news for insurers, but bad news for lawyers and litigants.

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