Costa Concordia Crash Suit Belongs In Italy, Judge Says

Law360, Miami (February 8, 2013, 7:36 PM EST) -- Carnival Corp. successfully defeated another U.S. suit over the deadly Costa Concordia shipwreck when a Florida federal judge ruled Wednesday that claims filed by three passengers and their parents would be better heard in an Italian court.

U.S. District Judge William P. Dimitrouleas said the Warrick family — three siblings who took the ill-fated cruise and their parents who weren't allowed to board because they lacked proper travel documents — would have to bring their claims in Italy, home to Carnival's subsidiary Costa Crociere SpA and...
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