Passengers stranded aboard a cruise ship during the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Reuters

How cruise ships use the fine print to protect themselves from coronavirus lawsuits

  • At least 22 lawsuits have been filed against Carnival-owned companies, seeking millions of dollars in damages
  • Before the new coronavirus, the cruise industry had generally avoided large-scale litigation over infectious disease outbreaks at sea
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Passengers stranded aboard a cruise ship during the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Reuters
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