Carnival Moves to Strike Jury Demand from Passengers’ COVID-19 Lawsuit



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  • Motion


LOS ANGELES — Carnival Corp., Carnival plc and Princess Cruise Lines have asked a California federal judge to strike a jury demand from a lawsuit accusing them of has trimmed negligence-based claims from a class action accusing them of failing to take adequate COVID-19 safety measures on its ships.

In an April 5 motion filed before Judge R. Gary Klausner of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, defendants argued that “a right to a jury trial only attaches if there is an independent, non-admiralty basis for federal jurisdiction.”

“There is no dispute that there is admiralty …

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