Carnival Cruise Lines may be able to curb monetary damages in a lawsuit over the coronavirus death of a passenger earlier this year. The cruise line may be protected under the Death on the High Seas Act, which limits payouts for survivors to “pecuniary” damages such as how much the deceased contributed through wages or housework. In the case of older victims, such as the 71-year-old subject of the lawsuit, the recovery amounts may be minimal.
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From the Texas Trial Lawyers Association news release.