While we can’t imagine what lawsuits might emerge from Thursday’s AC death, we don’t have to do so here….
The fight to point blame in the deadly last voyage of the HMS Bounty is headed for federal court. Family members of deckhand Claudene Christian, one of two Bounty crew members who died in the sinking, filed a $90 million civil lawsuit this week against the owners of the three-masted square-rigger, which appeared in several Hollywood films, including the “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise.
The suit alleges the Bounty was unseaworthy and its captain — Robin Walbridge — was negligent when he set sail with his crew of 15 as Hurricane Sandy steamed toward the U.S. Eastern Seaboard. Read on, thanks to CNN.