Nov20
2016

Dorothy Jackson v. NCL America Case No. 14-23460-CIV-WILLIAMS Dorothy Jackson, a crewmember aboard the Pride of America, sued her employer, Norwegian Cruise Line, alleging that she sustained injuries when she slipped and fell on onion skin on one of the ship’s thoroughfares.  At trial, Norwegian showed that Ms. Jackson could not […]

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May20
2016

McAlpin Conroy successfully represented a cruise line on an issue of first impression before the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals: whether a cruise ship employee who is injured on the job and whose employment contract contains an arbitration agreement governed by the New York Convention and Chapter 2 of the […]

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Feb20
2016

A crewmember sued a major cruise line alleging failure to provide a safe workplace under the Jones Act and that the ship was unseaworthy.  In a hard-fought summary judgment battle, the crewmember argued that the claims should be equitably tolled and that the cruise line should not be allowed to […]

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Dec20
2015

McAlpin Conroy P.A. is pleased to announce the expansion of its highly specialized legal staff with the addition of seasoned maritime litigator Daniel S. Marcotte.   Mr. Marcotte’s experience includes maritime litigation, arbitration, the defense of marine insurance claims, and general commercial disputes.   He has handled international arbitrations and routinely appears […]

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