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Category: Cruise Ship Sexual Assault / Rape

Cruise Passenger Alleges Sexual Assault by Crew Member, Sues Celebrity Cruises

September 5, 2018 Celebrity Cruises Injury Lawsuits

sexual assault On August 21, 2018, a cruise passenger — identified as Jane Doe — filed a lawsuit against Celebrity Cruises and Canyon Ranch Spa alleging she was sexual assaulted by a crew member while traveling aboard the Celebrity Summit cruise ship (between New Jersey and Bermuda) just a year ago.
As alleged in the complaint and reported by media, Doe was approached by a […]

Holland America Sued By Minor Female Cruise Passenger Alleging She Was Violently Sexually Assaulted And Raped By Crew Member Later Arrested

December 14, 2017 Cruise Ship Sexual Assault / Rape


The Florida maritime and cruise injury and assault attorneys of Brais Law Firm have been retained to represent a female minor passenger in a claim against Holland America (“HAL”) who alleges she was violently sexually assaulted and raped on board Holland America’s Veendam cruise ship by a crew member on January 15, 2017. The Brais Law Firm, with the help of local Seattle counsel […]

Family of Teen Who Alleges to Have Been Raped Aboard a Carnival Cruise Ship Retains Brais Law

March 14, 2017 Carnival Cruises Injury Lawsuits

The Florida maritime lawyers of Brais Law Firm have been retained to represent a female minor passenger who was allegedly sexually assaulted and raped on board the Carnival Breeze on October 3, 2015.  The incident occurred when the child left the cruise ship’s Club O2 teen lounge and upon heading to a nearby elevator was surrounded by five adult men who forced her into the elevator, down a ship’s hallway and into a […]

New Cruise Crime Reporting Law Champions Openness, Clarity

January 25, 2015 Cruise Ship Sexual Assault / Rape

New Cruise Saftey Law.jpgA new federal law passed earlier this month that requires the Department of Transportation to report crimes allegedly committed onboard a cruise ship. The new law is quite a departure from its predecessor, the Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Act (hereinafter “Act”), which only made incident data available if the alleged crime was “no longer under investigation by the Federal Bureau of […]

Cruise Rape Victim Retains Brais Law Firm

March 26, 2014 Cruise Ship Sexual Assault / Rape

Florida Cruise Injury Lawyer.gifThe Miami cruise lawyers of Brais Law Firm have been retained by a victim who was raped by a crew member aboard the Bahamas Celebration cruise ship. Maritime law is clear that a cruise lines are strictly liable for the criminal actions of their crew members against passengers. Our Florida Board Certified maritime lawyers are well versed in representing victims of crime perpetrated on […]