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Federal Judge Compels Arbitration Of Seaman's Injury-Related Claims

MIAMI - A Florida federal judge on Feb. 8 granted a cruise line's motion to compel arbitration of a case filed by an employee who claims he suffered injuries aboard a ship, finding that the arbitration clause in his employment contract was enforceable ...read more

Federal Judge Compels Arbitration Of Seaman's Claims Against Cruise Line

MIAMI - A Florida federal judge on Feb. 13 granted a cruise line's motion to compel arbitration of a seaman's injury-related claims, finding that the seaman agreed to arbitration when he signed the agreements and that none of his arguments was ...read more

Carnival Faces Class Suit By Stranded Passengers Who Went 6 Days Without Plumbing

MIAMI - An Oklahoma couple filed a class complaint in Florida federal court on Feb. 18 accusing Carnival Corp. of negligence that led to an engine room fire earlier in the month on its cruise ship Carnival Triumph; as a result of that fire, passengers ...read more

Magistrate Judge Recommends Class Certification Be Denied To Direct Purchasers

TAMPA, Fla. - A federal magistrate judge in Florida on March 12 recommended that a group of direct purchasers of photochromic lenses be denied class certification in antitrust litigation against the lens manufacturers, concluding that the direct purchasers ...read more

Trasylol Expert Failed To Weigh Other Risk Factors, MDL Judge Says

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - A plaintiff's specific causation expert failed to account for a decedent's numerous other health problems in concluding that Trasylol "tipped the scale" and caused his kidney failure and death, the Florida federal ...read more

Florida Federal Judge Compels Arbitration Of Crewman's Claims In Panama

MIAMI - A Florida federal judge on April 3 granted a ship owner's motion to compel arbitration of a crewmember's injury-related claims under the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards, finding that his public ...read more

Judge Compels International Arbitration of Seaman's Claims Against Cruise Line

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - A Florida federal judge on May 13 refused to remand a cruise line worker's injury-related claims to a state court, finding that he was required to arbitrate the dispute pursuant to the rules of the International Chamber of ...read more