Partner Richard McAlpin was a guest panelist at the Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute, held June 27-29, 2019 at the Intercontinental New Orleans. Richard addressed crew claims and enforceability of arbitration clauses in marine contracts. The Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute was created by the Admiralty Law Institute in 1968 to provide […]
McAlpin Conroy granted summary judgment on “seaman status” case. Attorneys at McAlpin Conroy successfully obtained a summary judgment ruling for one of their cruise line clients which significantly reduced their client’s exposure. A personal injury plaintiff brought suit against the cruise line and alleged that he was a “seaman” who […]
The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed summary judgment entered in favor of a cruise line represented by Richard J. McAlpin and W. Cooper Jarnagin from McAlpin Conroy. The Court held that the plaintiff could not prove the cruise line was at fault for her claimed incident. The plaintiff […]
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