Louis A. Vucci, the lead attorney of Louis A. Vucci, P.A., was recently asked to provide input for an article titled “Cruising for a Bruising: Passenger Personal Injury Suits Flow, But Crew Member Litigation is Drying Up” on law.com’s Daily Business Review.
The article discusses a new law, the Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal (FAIR) Act. Currently, most cruise lines require their crew members to go through an arbitration process if they have a claim against the line. This can lead to an unfair power balance, as arbitration is usually focused on protecting the business’s interests rather than the injured employee’s. This law aims to change that.
To read the article, click here.