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Costa Concordia: The Tragedy Continues as More Bodies are Found

A shipwreck that occurred more than a month ago continues to plague the families, loved ones, friends, etc. of those who innocently lost their lives on the fateful day of January 13, 2012. The Costa Concordia cruise ship struck rock just off the shore of Isola del Giglio close to Italy and disaster immediately ensued. However, unlike other disasters that are catastrophic but short-lived, this one has been dragged out for more than a month and will likely continue for some time more. Passengers and crew members of the ship remain missing, and even now, more bodies are continuing to be found in relation to the shipwreck in January.

A total of eight bodies have now been found in connection with the shipwreck, putting the total death toll at 25. While four bodies have been successfully recovered from the wreckage, further recovery has been put on hold due to bad weather conditions that do not make for conducive search and recovery operations. As of now, seven bodies remain missing and recovery missions will be continued as soon as weather conditions allow.

Accidents of this type of catastrophic nature deserve to be attended to legally, and an offshore injury lawyer can make sure that the proper attention is paid to them. Our firm has recovered hundreds of millions of dollars in verdicts in settlements in the few years we have been in business. At Arnold & Itkin, we truly believe that personal injury victims deserve the best legal representation possible to ensure that they are compensated fairly after an accident has left them injured. Therefore, we go above and beyond to make sure that each and every one of our clients is attended to with supportive and knowledgeable legal assistance for even the most complex of cases.

If you have been injured in an offshore or maritime accident then you should not hesitate to contact an offshore injury attorney from our firm. When we work for you our fees will not apply unless we are successful in recovery for your case. You have nothing to lose and everything to gain, so we encourage you to call our offices today.

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