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

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 Commerce (ICC) under the terms of his employment contract (German Yvan Segersbol v. Celebration Cruise Operator Inc., No. 13-60644, S.D. Fla.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 67750).

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