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The Carnival Corp. Grand Princess cruise ship sits anchored off the coast of San Francisco, California, U.S., on Sunday, March 8, 2020. (Photo: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg) The Carnival Corp. Grand Princess cruise ship sits anchored off the coast of San Francisco, California, U.S., on Sunday, March 8, 2020. (Photo: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg)

Thirteen lawsuits filed against Princess Cruises by passengers alleging “emotional distress” stemming from the COVID-19 outbreak on the Grand Princess cruise ship have been dismissed by the District Court for the Central District of California. The court determined the plaintiffs failed to prove that they were in the “zone of danger” sufficiently to warrant a claim for emotional distress.

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