NEWS: Two Kentucky Women Drugged and Assaulted on Carnival Cruise

Cruise lines have a duty under maritime law to warn passengers of risks and dangers that the cruise lines know or should know, for places where passengers on cruises are reasonably expected to go. The State Department recently issued an advisory about the violence in the Bahamas. But the cruise line failed to warn its…

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Hickey Law Firm Files Two Sexual Assault Lawsuits Against MSC Cruises

Hickey Law Firm has filed two separate sexual assault lawsuits against MSC in federal court in Florida. One lawsuit alleges an assault by a crewmember; the other lawsuit cites a passenger as the perpetrator of sexual abuse of a child. “This seems to be a pattern,” attorney John H. (Jack) Hickey told Law360. “These sexual…

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Celebrity Cruises Youth Counselor Faces Molestation Charges

Sexual assault of passengers happens on cruise ships.   We have represented numerous cruise ship rape and assault victims over the years. A 35-year-old cruise ship youth counselor is in custody in Broward County jail after being charged with abusive sexual contact with a minor under the age of 12. The FBI reports the man sexually…

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Sexual Assault of an Intoxicated Cruise Ship Passenger by a Crewmember

Crew members on cruise ships have been known to sexually assault and rape passengers. We have represented cruise passengers who have been the subject or suffered from sexual assaults and rapes by crew members from all departments on the ship. The crew members we have found usually are cabin stewards, waiters, cruise directors, and other…

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The Trauma of Rape and Sexual Assault

How Hickey Law Firm wins cases on behalf of survivors Last year, we tried cases against cruise lines.  One such case was where a crewmember raped another crewmember, a woman who was our client.  This was the third time in the life of the crewmember that she had been raped.  And this was by far…

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