Miami, Fl. – Two passengers aboard Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas were arrested for the rape of a 15-year old passenger from Iowa. A teenage Royal Caribbean passenger allegedly lured the young girl from a teen dance club on the ship and into a private room where the victim believed she would be meeting friends. There was another man in the room and noone else. When she tried to leave, the two man raped her.
As experienced Miami, Florida cruise ship rape attorneys, the lawyers at Hannon Legal Group know that passengers often let their guard down while on board because they believe they are in a safe environment. Cruise ship passenger are the victims of rape and sexual assault far too often.
Royal Caribbean and all cruise lines have a duty to implement reasonable measures for the safety and security of their passengers and to protect them from foreseeable criminal attacks. Their duty and responsibility is heightened when the criminal attacks are perpetrated by crew members.
The experienced cruise line negligence and maritime attorneys at Hannon Legal Group are well versed in the intricacies of maritime law.
If you or a loved one has been injured or assaulted while aboard a cruise ship, you may be entitled to substantial compensation. To speak with an experienced Miami, Fl maritime lawyer, please contact us for a free consultation about your legal rights or call (866) 835-6872.