October 22, 2014

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 2/21/2013

"Zero, zilch, zip, nada, not happening, not in this lifetime."

-- Bob Jarvis, who teaches maritime law at Nova Southeastern University

Passengers have only been off the ill-fated Carnival Triumph for less than a week, but lawsuits are already piling up against Miami-based Carnival Cruise Lines.

The latest was filed in Galveston Wednesday by the Mississippi law firm of John Arthur Eaves, which is also representing 80 passengers and family members affected by the deadly Costa Concordia shipwreck last year.

Earlier this week, a Miami law firm filed a class-action suit in federal court in Miami, following two other complaints filed here over the weekend and late last week.

They all stand about the same chance of success, said one South Florida law professor.

Read more at the Miami Herald.

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