Class Action Lawsuit Filed due to Viking Sky Incident

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first_imgzoomImage Courtesy: CHC Helicopter Norway/ Video Screenshot Maritime lawyers at Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman have filed a Class Action lawsuit against Viking Cruises regarding the Viking Sky incident from March 2019.The law firm said that the lawsuit involves Viking Ocean’s “knowing and intentional decision to sail the Viking Sky, carrying roughly 1,000 paying passengers, into notoriously perilous waters and directly into the path of a massive weather event known as a Bomb Cyclone.”In the midst of the cyclone, the vessel’s engines suffered a complete failure leaving it adrift in Hustadvika, off the coast of Norway, in late March. The cruise ship was battered by storm 10 gale force winds and more than 30 foot waves, according to the law firm.As the complaint lays out, this weather event was no surprise. Instead it was properly forecast days in advance. Despite the consensus by numerous weather forecasting agencies’ warning of extremely severe winds of storm 10 gale force capabilities expected in the vessel’s intended and actual path, Viking Sky left for its voyage on March 21, 2019.By the early morning of Saturday, March 23, the winds and rough seas were battering the vessel and later that day, while sailing through waves of over 30 feet and winds exceeding hurricane strength, Viking Sky suffered a complete engine failure.The 2017-built ship sent out a mayday signal after losing its engines, prompting a rescue operation in which close to 500 passengers were airlifted by helicopter.“At no time were the passengers advised or warned of the impending peril. It was not until the next day when large waves were rocking the cruise ship, causing passengers and crewmembers to become seasick, did the vessel alert the passengers it would not be making the intended stop,” the Maritime lawyers said.Consequently, Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman seeks any and all damages available, including punitive damages, based on the allegation that Viking negligently sailed through perilous waters into the path of the cyclone.last_img read more


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first_imgWILMINGTON, MA — The Wilmington-Tewksbury Chamber of Commerce profiles a different member in the local media each week.  In this week’s “Chamber Corner,” the Chamber is spotlighting Tewksbury’s White Dove Photography.Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email wilmingtonapple@gmail.com.Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedCHAMBER CORNER: Meet Assunta Perez Of DaMore LawIn “Business”CHAMBER CORNER: Learn About Michaela Klofac From AFLACIn “Business”CHAMBER CORNER: Learn About Align Credit Union’s Student AccountsIn “Business”last_img read more


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first_imgThe Government has asked state-owned oil companies to hold special camps in flood-hit Chennai to replace documents of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) connections as well as cylinders lost in the natural calamity at concessional rates. Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan “has instructed the oil marketing companies to provide all possible relief to the flood and rain ravaged people of Chennai,” an official statement said.For documents lost in the floods, the companies will organise a special camp for issue of documents on priority basis. In cases where cylinders are lost, the companies will charge a nominal Rs 200 per cylinder from below poverty line (BPL) families for the replacement.For above poverty line (APL) families, the affected ones will have to pay Rs 1,200, the manufacturing cost of a cylinder, for the replacement.  “The above proposed measures to be undertaken by the companies are expected to  provide necessary relief to the  affected and distressed people,” the statement added.last_img read more


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first_imgGet the biggest Daily stories by emailSubscribeSee our privacy noticeThank you for subscribingSee our privacy noticeCould not subscribe, try again laterInvalid EmailA man has died after being hit by a train in the West Midlands this morning. Emergency services were called to the railway at Sandwell and Dudley Railway Station earlier today. The incident has led to delays of up to an hour on the railways throughout the rush hour – with commuters from across North Staffordshire and South Cheshire affected. A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said they had arrived in seven minutes after being called to the incident shortly after 7am this morning. He said: “Sadly, a man has been confirmed dead at the scene of an incident at Sandwell and Dudley Railway Station. “An ambulance, a paramedic officer and the West Midlands Ambulance Service Hart team were sent to the scene after a call at 7.10am this morning. “Ambulance staff responded in 7 minutes but sadly nothing could be done to save the him.” Read MoreTeenager arrested after two men stabbed in neck with biro A British Transport Police spokesman said: “A person has sadly died after they were struck by a train at Sandwell and Dudley station this morning (15/02). “Officers were called shortly after 7am and attended alongside paramedics from the West Midlands Ambulance Service. Officers are now working to identify the person and inform their family. “This incident is not currently being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.” Direct trains from Stoke-on-Trent, Stafford and Crewe to Wolverhampton and Birmingham were affected by the disruption. A National Rail spokesman said: “Emergency services dealing with an incident between Birmingham New Street and Wolverhampton caused disruption to journeys between these stations. “Train services running through these stations were delayed by up to 60 minutes, cancelled or diverted via Bescot Stadium. “Disruption was expected until 10am.” Read MoreMum shares sepsis video filmed just hours before her baby almost died For the latest news and travel updates from across Stoke-on-Trent, North Staffordshire and South Cheshire, visit our dedicated traffic and travel channel here. You can also visit our daily live feed, bringing you the latest news, traffic and weather updates from across the region from 6am – you can access that here.last_img read more