‘Cruise Ship Covid Suits Show High Bar for Pinpointing Exposure’

“The limited success of cruise line Covid-19 lawsuits showcases the high bar consumers must meet to hold businesses liable for alleged virus exposure, suggesting they can overcome legal hurdles – but only in the right circumstances. Cruise ship passengers filed at least 42 lawsuits in federal court alleging injuries – ranging from emotional distress to death – due to exposure to Covid-19, an analysis of Bloomberg Law data shows …” (more)

[Robert Iafolla and Jake Holland, Bloomberg, 26 August]

First posted 2021-08-27 13:00:00

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