Federal Circuit Court of appeals in Atlanta ruled that United States crews had to arbitration of his claims for personal injury. This case involved lead trumpeter for the Miami, Florida based cruise of its home port of Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based cruise ship. At the time of the injury, patrol boat had sailed two routes. Western Caribbean route, calling on Haiti, Jamaica, and Mexico and called for the United States Virgin Islands, the Bahamas and East of St Maarten Caribbean routes. Regardless of which route cruise, sailing it always starts and ends in Fort Lauderdale.
Cruise lines crew brought him in personal injury claims employers claiming it failed to provide him with proper medical service, under the Federal Jones Act and maritime employers ‘ obligation to provide medical services for injured seafarers requirement. Allow: flight attendants said the cruise ship is not seaworthy. Cruise line asked the Court to dismiss the lawsuit, forcing arbitration in accordance with the contract of employment, require all disputes, “means to solve entirely by mandatory binding arbitration, under the United Nations Convention [sic] to the recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards. Trial court dismissed appeals litigation and arbitration and crew.