Carnival Cruise Passenger Sues Over Sewage-Filled Voyage

Law360, Chicago (February 15, 2013, 8:21 PM EST) -- A passenger from the disabled Carnival Triumph cruise ship sued Carnival Corp. in Florida federal court Friday, the day after the vessel was finally towed to shore, alleging that the company knew the ship was not seaworthy even before an engine room fire knocked out power and created overflows of raw sewage.

Texas resident Cassie Terry alleges she was "forced to subsist for days in a floating toilet, a floating petri dish, a floating hell," and said in her complaint that Carnival "knew the vessel was...
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Case Information

Case Title

Terry v. Carnival Corporation

Case Number



Florida Southern

Nature of Suit



Donald L. Graham

Date Filed

February 15, 2013


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