$35M settlement reached in Legionnaires’ Cruise case

BVWireIssue #71-4
August 27, 2008

The highly publicized Celebrity Cruise, Inc. case over lost profits caused by a 1984 Legionnaires’ disease outbreak aboard the Celebrity ship “Horizon” has settled.  The maker of the swimming pool water filters (Essef Corporation, now called Pentair Water Treatment Co.)—which allegedly triggered the disease—agreed to pay the cruise company $35 million this month.  Subscribers to the Deluxe Business Valuation Update™ can read the January 2007 District Court abstract of the case and the January 2008 District Court abstract at BVLibrary.com.

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