Costa Offers $14,460 To Uninjured Passengers In Deal For Ruined Italian Cruise

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PAYBACK: Costa Crociere SpA offered uninjured passengers $14,460 apiece Friday to compensate them for lost baggage and the psychological trauma they suffered after their cruise ship ran aground and capsized off Tuscany.

The safety drill is the bugbear of cruise passengers

PAYBACK: Costa Crociere SpA offered uninjured passengers $14,460 apiece Friday to compensate them for lost baggage and the psychological trauma they suffered after their cruise ship ran aground and capsized off Tuscany.

NO DEAL: Some passengers are already refusing to accept the deal, saying they can’t yet put a figure on the costs of the trauma they endured.

SEE YOU IN COURT: consumer groups have signed on as injured parties in the criminal case against the Concordia’s captain, who is accused of manslaughter, causing a shipwreck and abandoning ship before all those aboard were evacuated. one of Italy’s best-known consumer groups has engaged two U.S. law firms to launch a class-action lawsuit against Costa and Carnival in Miami.