TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Jun 26, 2020

Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, Tousley Brain Stephens and Barrett Johnston Martin & Garrison have filed a federal class action against Holland America Line and Carnival Corporation, the line's parent company. The action is being taken on behalf of passengers on the MS Zaandam Cruise Ship. The suit alleges they were negligently exposed to COVID-19. “Despite knowing of the risk and dangers of COVID-19 exposure on its ships, Holland America and Carnival put no meaningful screening or preventative measures in place on the cruises prior to departure and negligently continued to encourage guests to gather and mingle even as the virus spread through the passengers and crew,” said Lieff Cabraser partner Kenny Byrd. Read more from the firms.