Carnival Cruise Wreck Suit Belongs In Italy: 11th Circ.

Law360, New York (July 16, 2013, 3:47 PM EDT) -- The Eleventh Circuit on Tuesday refused to revive a proposed class action filed by Italian business owners seeking $75 million in economic damages against Carnival Corp. for the deadly Costa Concordia cruise wreck, affirming a lower court order ruling the suit belongs in Italy.

The Eleventh Circuit says a Florida federal court didn't abuse its discretion in determining that Italy is an “adequate and available forum” as the judge in the lower court case — U.S. District Judge Robin Rosenbaum — weighed the relative advantages and...
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