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Class-action lawsuit filed against Carnival Corp. over Triumph, citing lung and urinary infections

About 100 passengers from the ill-fated cruise ship Triumph have filed a class action suit against the cruise operator. The suit alleges that Carnival was negligent for allowing the Triumph to embark on the cruise, and states:

"Carnival knew or should have known that the vessel Triumph was likely to experience mechanical and/or engine issues because of prior similar issues."

Class-action lawsuit filed against Carnival Corp. in Triumph cruise

A spokesman for Carnival tells OutFront they "are unable to comment on pending litigation."

OutFront tonight: Michael Winkleman, Maritime Lawyer who filed this class action suit.

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