U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida Miami Division News

Branch Banking & Trust Company Receives Work Product Protection For Detailed Suspicious Incident Report In Alleged Fraudulent Check Cashing Case

By Dawn Geske | May 21, 2018

An order has been issued regarding a Suspicious Incident Report (SIR) provided by Branch Banking & Trust Company in a case involving the cashing of what was thought to be a forged refund check.

Slip on cruise ship deck leads to lawsuit

By Charmaine Little | May 20, 2018

MIAMI – A woman wants a cruise line to be held liable for a slip and fall according to court documents filed with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida on May 9.

Carnival passenger alleges he was injured because of slippery deck

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 11, 2017

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

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 11, 2017

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

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Apr 25, 2017

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

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Apr 17, 2017

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

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Apr 17, 2017

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

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Apr 17, 2017

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

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Apr 17, 2017

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

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Apr 7, 2017

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

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Apr 5, 2017

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

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Apr 3, 2017

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

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Apr 3, 2017

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

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Mar 31, 2017

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.

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Mar 29, 2017

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

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Mar 28, 2017

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

By Michael Abella | Mar 17, 2017

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

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Mar 17, 2017

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

By Wadi Reformado | Mar 17, 2017

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

By Wadi Reformado | Mar 15, 2017

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

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