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Sexual assault forever changes the lives of victims and their families. If you or a family member was sexually assaulted on a cruise ship, the first thing you absolutely must do is report it. Then, get the help you need and get a rape kit examination. Contact the FBI and don’t let the cruise line control the narrative with the FBI. Our cruise ship sexual assault attorney in Miami explains more in the video below.
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In 2013, an 11-year-old girl from Brazil was sailing on aboard a Disney cruise ship when she was approached by one of the ship's crew members in the elevator. The pair can be seen in surveillance video images as the 33 year old worker forcibly kisses the girl on the mouth.
The girl informed her family, who then informed ship authorities. As the ship was still…Read Full Post
When you’re injured on a cruise ship, there are specific routes you need to take to file a lawsuit against that particular cruise line. Most of the common cruise ships require you to file your cruise ship accident or cruise ship assault claim in Miami, Florida. Learn more from our attorney in the video below.
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A family is suing a cruise company after their loved one was severely mistreated while suffering a stroke aboard one of the company’s ships.
EMS1.com reports that as Lila Kohn Gale was sailing on a Holland American cruise ship with her husband and son, she suddenly began suffering a stroke. After notifying ship authorities of her medical emergency, Holland America did not turn…Read Full Post
The Miami Herald reports that two government contractors have been arrested for trying to smuggle drugs aboard a cruise ship.
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A Filipino member of a German cruise company reportedly died while aboard the ship on which he worked earlier this month.
The victim, 39-year-old Syne Diente reportedly died from cardiac arrest on January 12. His cabin mate called for help, which the website Inquirer.net says came quickly, but it was too late.
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Witnesses to a fatal Florida boating accident testified this week, in a trial which sees defendant Judsen Cunningham charged with negligent homicide while boating under the influence.
The accident occurred on March 18, 2016. In the video Alexander Staniszewski describes what happened on the fateful day of the accident. Staniszewski was a passenger in the boat when the tragedy occurred.Read Full Post
The Chicago Tribune reports that two cruise ship passengers, a husband and wife, have reportedly fallen overboard from a Carnival cruise ship approximately 185 miles from the coast of Sydney, Australia.
The details of the disappearance are still developing.
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The U.S. Coast Guard evacuated a passenger from a cruise ship off the Sand Diego coast on Thursday.
The man was medevaced from the Norwegian Star after he began suffering from heart problems at about 9:30 a.m. yesterday.
The Coast Guard met the ship about 200 miles off the shore and loaded the man onto a MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter at about 5:00 p,m. He was then transported to a local medical facility in stable condition.
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The elderly woman who was medevaced from a cruise ship earlier this week is believed to have suffered a head injury during a fall.
The 80 year old passenger was evacuated from the Carnival Ecstasy cruise ship as the vessel sailed about 55 miles east of Savannah, Georgia, Military.com reports.
The Coast Guard scrambled a MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from the Savannah…Read Full Post