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Carnival passenger alleges he was injured because of slippery deck

MIAMI – A paying passenger of a cruise ship alleges he was injured when he slipped and fell on slippery surface on the ship.

Norwegian Cruise Lines passenger alleges leak near buffet caused fall

MIAMI – An Ohio passenger of Norwegian Spirit alleges she slipped and was injured while dining at a buffet on the ship.

Man alleges discriminatory treatment while employed at La Quinta Inn & Suites Miami Airport West

MIAMI – A man alleges he was subjected to disparate treatment because of his national origin at his former place of employment.

Passenger alleges she was injured by diesel fumes on cruise

MIAMI – A Florida woman alleges she was exposed to diesel fumes while on a Carnival cruise ship.

Woman alleges crewmember on cruise ship caused metal tile to fall on her

MIAMI – A New Jersey woman alleges she was injured on a cruise ship because of a ceiling tile.

Legally blind patron accuses Tommy Bahama R&R Holdings of disability discrimination

MIAMI – A legally blind patron alleges a retail store failed to provide auxiliary aids and services.

Woman alleges former employers paid her $5.40 an hour

MIAMI – A live-in domestic employee alleges her former Miami-Dade County employers failed to pay her the minimum wage.

Man alleges The Palms Hotel & Spa interfered with his FMLA rights

MIAMI – A former employee of a Miami Beach hotel alleges he was terminated after he returned from a medical leave.

Woman alleges injuries during Royal Caribbean excursion

MIAMI – A Pennsylvania senior citizen alleges that she was injured while trying to board a catamaran for a cruise excursion.

Nurse claims West Gables Rehabilitation Hospital did not properly pay for overtime work

MIAMI – A former nurse for a Miami health care facility alleges she was not paid at the appropriate rate for overtime work.

Consumer claims actions of DirecTV, others damaged credit

MIAMI – A Miami-Dade County man alleges he cannot obtain credit on favorable terms because of false information reported on his credit report.

Woman on Celebrity Cruises ship claims she fell, was injured because of liquid

MIAMI – A Celebrity Cruises passenger claims she was caused to fall because of a liquid left on a deck.

Man claims he was terminated over unpaid wage complaints by LL Transport & Interp Corp.

MIAMI – A Miami-Dade County man alleges he worked an average of 65 hours per week for his former employer and was not paid a minimum wage.

Swift Air LLC alleges it is owed more than $200,000 for flights out of Miami

MIAMI – A commercial airline claims another airline failed to pay for flights out of Miami International Airport.

Mother alleges negligence by Carnival after daughter sexually assaulted on cruise

MIAMI — A North Carolina mother is suing cruise ship operator Carnival Corporation, citing alleged negligence due to a sexual assault against her minor daughter.

Passenger blames cruise line for sexual assault

MIAMI — A North Carolina passenger is suing a cruise line, alleging assault, battery, negligence, sexual abuse, and vicarious liability.

Cargo Force faces class action from employees over allegedly unpaid wages

MIAMI – Several Dade County residents allege their employer did not pay minimum or overtime wages.

Woman alleges she was injured on Royal Caribbean cruise when passenger fell on her

MIAMI – A woman claims a cruise line failed to warn her before another passenger fell on her.

Man alleges Lyca Tel LLC terminated him in retaliation

MIAMI – A Miami-Dade County employer that sells SIM cards for cellphones is accused of terminating an employee in retaliation for his complaints about not receiving overtime pay.

Norwegian Cruise Line passenger alleges she was injured because she wasn't assisted into a boat

MIAMI – A woman alleges she was injured after falling between a life boat and a dock.