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11th Circuit Finds Seaman's Claims Against Royal Caribbean Must Be Arbitrated

Mealey's (August 25, 2016, 1:09 PM EDT) -- ATLANTA — The 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Aug. 22 found that a cruise line worker's claims related to an alleged injury while working on a vessel must be arbitrated under his employment contract and affirmed a decision granting the employer's motion to compel (Robert M. Alberts v. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., No. 15-14775, 11th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 15502).

(Opinion available. Document #05-160830-007Z.)

Robert Alberts worked for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. as the lead trumpeter on the Oasis of the Seas. Alberts...
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