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Thomas v. Carnival Corp., No. 08-10613

In a personal injury action involving a slip and fall aboard Defendant cruise line, the District Court's order granting Defendant's motion to compel arbitration is reversed where, under the parties' agreement, the dispute at issue must have some actual relation to the agreement to arbitrate, irrespective of what ship the claims originated from and when suit was brought. 

Read Thomas v. Carnival Corp., No. 08-10613

Appellate Information

Filed July 1, 2009

Judges

Per Curiam