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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Jan20
2017

Plaintiff, a cruise line passenger, slipped and fell while climbing an outdoor staircase aboard the defendant cruise line’s vessel. Persistent rain throughout the day had caused the ship’s outside staircase to become wet. The plaintiff sued the cruise line for negligence. McAlpin Conroy argued the wet staircase was an open […]

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