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Iran Jet Crash Leaves Mystery With Probe Curbed by U.S. Tensions

Investigations into the deadly crash of a Boeing Co. jet in Iran will be hampered by escalating tensions with the U.S., amid speculation the plane might even have been a victim of Tehran’s own air defense system. Iranian authorities said …

Hyundai, Kia Earmark $760M To Settle Lawsuits Over Engine Fires

SEOUL — Hyundai Motor Co. and affiliate Kia Motors Corp. have earmarked 900 billion won ($758 million) to settle U.S. class action litigation and address engine-related issues in the United States and South Korea. The move marks the South Korean …

CEO says Carnival Looking at Changes Post-Triumph

Carnival Cruise Lines’ highest priority is to look at “learnings and potential changes” that can be made in the wake of the Triumph cruise ship that was stranded at sea a month ago, the company’s CEO and president Gerry Cahill …

When A Cruise Goes Off Course

A Primer on the Insurance Coverage Ramifications of the Carnival Triumph Saga The world press has been abuzz with stories about the recent engine room fire aboard the Carnival Triumph in the Gulf of Mexico. The Triumph sailed from Galveston, …

Stricken Cruise Passengers Bring Class Action Against Carnival

The owner of the stricken Carnival Triumph cruise ship was hit by a lawsuit seeking class action status for stranding more than 3,000 passengers for five days on a ship without electricity or adequate sanitation. Carnival Corp. should be held …

Fuel Leak Started Fire on Carnival Cruise Ship

The fire on board the Carnival Corp cruise ship that drifted for days in the Gulf of Mexico awash in raw sewage started from fuel from a leaking diesel engine line that ignited, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Monday. …

Passengers of Stranded Ship Have Little Cause to Sue

After four days on a crippled cruise ship with overflowing toilets, stifling heat and hours-long waits for food, at least one passenger from the Carnival Triumph is seeking legal revenge. But lawyers familiar with cruise ship lawsuits suggest angry passengers …

Carnival Cancels 12 Cruises After Triumph Fire

Carnival Cruise Lines says it is cancelling another 12 voyages for the disabled ship that is being towed to Alabama after an engine room fire left it powerless at sea. The cruises aboard the Triumph were to take place from …

Disabled Cruise Ship Headed to the U.S.

Passengers aboard a cruise vessel stranded in the Gulf of Mexico after a weekend engine fire have limited access to bathrooms, food and hot coffee, but also a new destination: Mobile, Ala. Carnival Cruise Lines President and CEO Gerry Cahill …