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Federal Judge Compels Arbitration Of Cruise Line Worker's Injury-Related Claims

Mealey's (September 1, 2015, 2:06 PM EDT) -- MIAMI — A Florida federal judge on Aug. 31 granted a cruise line's motion to compel arbitration of a worker's injury-related claims, finding that the cruise line believed that it had already resolved his claims and that it did not waive its right to compel arbitration of the dispute (Gary Smith v. NCL Bahamas Ltd., dba Norwegian Cruise Lines, No. 15-22373, S.D. Fla.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 115456).

(Opinion available. Document #05-150922-005Z.)

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Gary Smith of Bluefields, Nicaragua, was injured while working aboard a ship...
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