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 (Alexandre X. Miranda v. NCL $(Bahamas$) Ltd., No. 12-23790, S.D.Fla.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 17332).

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