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Ruby Princess operators face class action after coronavirus outbreak on cruise ship – ABC News

The Ruby Princess, which docked in Sydney on March 19, became one of Australia’s biggest source of coronavirus infections — and now lawyers are demanding compensation for hundreds of passengers.

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Eight hundred people have joined a class action against the operators of the Ruby Princess over its “misleading and deceptive” conduct surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak in March.
Key points:

  • Operator Princess Cruises said it would not respond to claims by class action lawyers
  • Shine Lawyers is claiming the operators knew of the risks to passengers
  • More than 20 people died and hundreds contracted COVID-19 after the cruise

The ship, which docked in Sydney on Mar…

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