Oct17
2018

Partner Richard McAlpin was a guest panelist at the Second Annual Cruise Industry Passenger and Crew Claims Seminar, co-sponsored by the Florida Bar Admiralty Law Committee and ABA-TIPS Admiralty and Maritime Law Committee. During the day-long event, held October 17, 2018 at the University of Miami, Richard spoke as part […]

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Sep20
2018

Several plaintiffs initiated a lawsuit in Broward County Circuit Court after they suffered personal injuries when the engine fell off the boat upon which they were traveling.  The plaintiffs sued the vessel manufacturer and vessel distributor in multiple counts.  McAlpin Conroy represented the insurance company that insured the subject vessel […]

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Jul9
2018

Partner Kassandra Doyle Taylor was appointed to the Florida Bar Admiralty and Maritime Law Certification Committee in July. Board Certification is the highest level of evaluation by The Florida Bar, attained by only 7% of eligible Florida Bar attorneys. Only 64 attorneys, including Ms. Taylor and Richard McAlpin, are board […]

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Jan20
2017

Plaintiff’s newly purchased boat required major engine repairs. While undergoing those repairs, the boat sank overnight while it was docked at a marina. The plaintiff sued several parties for the loss, including its yacht broker. McAlpin Conroy represented the yacht broker, and moved to dismiss the plaintiff’s negligence claim under […]

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