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Taxpayers will pay for Triumph rescue, Carnival tells senator

When asked if it intends to reimburse the government for the $779,914 it cost to rescue the Carnival Triumph, a cruise-line executive says it will not. The exchange came in letters last month between West Virginia Sen. Jay Rockefeller and James Hunn, Carnival’s senior vice president for corporate maritime policy, and was reported Friday by George Talbot of al.com. The ...

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John Arthur Eaves Jr. on cruise ship litigation

No one was killed or seriously injured aboard the cruise ship Carnival Triumph after an engine room fire and loss of power on Feb. 10 stopped the boat in the middle of the Gulf of Mexico. After enduring five days of dreadful conditions including little food and backed up bathrooms, a weary crew and 3,143 passengers were towed into the ...

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