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Carnival sued by three passengers over cruise ship tilting

Carnival Sunshine

Carnival Cruise Line is being sued by three passengers who claim they were injured when the Carnival Sunshine listed to one side.

Susan and Charles Orgbon, of Georgia, and Alveta Jordan Armstrong, of North Carolina, on Tuesday filed suit in the U.S. District for the Southern District of Florida. alleging Carnival was negligent in its operation of the vessel.

Susan Orgbon suffered an injury to her spine when she was ejected from a chair during the listing, the lawsuit alleges. Charles Orgbon suffered an injury to his wrist as he tried to catch his wife, according to the lawsuit. 

Armstrong alleges she injured her left knee in a fall during the incident.