Aug17
2015

McAlpin Conroy is on a roll, receiving our third arbitration defense verdict in less than three weeks!  In the latest victory, McAlpin Conroy represented one of the world’s premier cruise lines against claims by a former crewmember arising from an alleged accident that occurred while the crewmember was carrying a […]

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Aug14
2015

A former crewmember alleged that he injured his wrist when he slipped and fell in the shower of his cabin while working for one of the world’s premier cruise lines.  He initiated arbitration against his former employer alleging the cruise line had failed to timely diagnose and treat his wrist […]

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Jul29
2015

In an international arbitration against his former employer, a crewmember alleged that the shipboard medical center misdiagnosed him while he was onboard the ship. The crewmember claimed that the misdiagnosis caused him to suffer a myocardial infarction requiring quadruple bypass surgery several weeks after he completed his employment contract and […]

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Jun20
2015

Following a mechanical breakdown, the yacht sustained damage to its rudder post, and the propeller shaft separated from the gear box.  The engine room was rapidly flooding because the bilge pumps were unable to keep up with the ingress of water.  With one engine shut down and without steering, the […]

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