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Category: Cruise Ship Crew Member Injury Law

Miami Appeals Court Finds Punitive Damages Claim Can Continue Against Norwegian Cruise Line

May 19, 2016 Cruise Ship Crew Member Injury Law

The crew member personal injury lawyers of Brais Law Firm received a favorable appellate decision against Norwegian Cruise Line and its subsidiary NCL America concerning a seaman’s right to bring a punitive damages claim against the cruise lines for their failure to provide her maintenance and cure benefits. Background Our […]

Caribbean Cruise Lines Allowed to Challenge Better Business Bureau’s “F” Grade in Court

June 3, 2015 Cruise Ship Crew Member Injury Law

After receiving an “F” grade from the Better Business Bureau of Palm Beach County (BBB), Caribbean Cruise Lines filed a complaint against the consumer protection organization alleging defamation and violation of Florida’s Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act (FUDTPA). The trial court dismissed both claims finding the letter grade is […]