11th Circuit Affirms Order Compelling Employee's Claims Against Cruise Line

(May 11, 2016, 11:34 AM EDT) -- ATLANTA — The 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on May 10 denied a cruise line's request for sanctions but affirmed a decision granting its motion to compel, finding that a seaman's claims that he could not afford arbitration failed (William Suazo v. NCL [Bahamas], Ltd., No. 14-15351, 11th Cir.).

(Opinion available. Document #05-160524-031Z.)

Motion To Compel

On Dec. 20, 2013, William Suazo sued NCL (Bahamas) Ltd. in the Miami-Dade County Circuit Court, asserting claims for negligence under the Jones Act and under general maritime law....
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