Carnival Knew 'Poop Cruise' Ship Had Problems, Suit Says

Law360, Dallas (March 14, 2013, 3:49 PM EDT) -- A group of 17 Texans sued Carnival Corp. in federal court Thursday, alleging the cruise line knew its Triumph ship was not seaworthy before it launched an ill-fated February voyage that stranded passengers for days without power and created overflows of raw sewage.

The five families say after an engine fire caused the ship to lose power, their vacations devolved into a “horrific experience” as they were forced to sleep on crowded ship decks because of noxious fumes and urine and feces that spilled into their...
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