- The owners of the diving vessel that caught fire in California and killed 34 people last week filed a pre-emptive lawsuit last week, seeking to limit payouts to the families of victims.
- The lawsuit was filed three days after the boat caught fire, while families were still grieving, and bodies of the victims were still being removed from the water.
- In response to a sharp backlash, Truth Aquatics Inc. blamed its insurers for the swift filing of the suit, citing legal precedent and saying “the timing is on them.”
- The FBI has opened a criminal probe into the company.
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