Unfortunately the confirmed death toll on Costa Concordia has risen to 25, with seven passengers missing, presumed dead.
Italian authorities have stopped searching the ship for missing passengers due to the dangerous conditions.

It has been reported that many of survivors are suing Carnival Corp. and its subsidiary Costa Cruise Lines for at least $528 million in damages.

 The massive lawsuit contends that the crew failed to conduct safety drills, that the ship was off course when it hit the reef, that the captain waited too long before giving the order to evacuate, also it is alleged that the crew performed badly during the evacuation and more.
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