Fla. High Court Ruling Shapes Costa Concordia Forum Fight

Law360, Miami (July 10, 2013, 9:33 PM EDT) -- The plaintiffs in a pair of class actions seeking a combined $1.4 billion against Carnival Corp. over the sinking of the Costa Concordia argued Monday that a recent Florida Supreme Court decision supports their position that the cases should stay in the United States.

Arguments by both sides were filed in Florida state court in Miami in response to the court's order to supplement the record following the Florida Supreme Court's June 20 ruling in Cortez v. Palace Resorts Inc., which said public interest factors should...
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