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Law360 (October 2, 2020, 8:00 PM EDT) —
Princess Cruise Lines Ltd. asked a federal judge to dismiss a negligence lawsuit brought by the widow and daughter of a passenger who died after contracting COVID-19 aboard the ship, arguing that their claims are preempted by the relevant maritime law known as the Death on the High Seas Act.
Because Juishan Hsu and Vivian Chen claim their deceased loved one Chung Chen contracted the coronavirus aboard the round-trip Ruby Princess cruise from Australia to New