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A Cruise Ship Law Firm with Experience
Passengers should never have their safety or personal sanctity violated on a cruise vacation. The general assumption is that violent crime, including sexual assault and rape, is not a problem aboard cruise lines. Statistics reveal that violent crimes do occur on cruise lines.
Our attorneys have represented many passengers and crew members who were victims of sexual assault on a cruise ship. From practical experience in handling situations of clients who were raped on cruise vacations, we are familiar with the recurring aspects of these cases. We know the community of experts in related fields and understand the laws applicable to your case.
A Problem of Epidemic Proportions
In a disclosure made by only four of the major cruise lines, a total of 25 allegations of cruise ship rape, statutory rape and sexual assault were reported in the brief six-month period between January 1, 2013 and June 30, 2013. A recent Senate report bolsters the conclusion that these statistics are only a fragment of the epidemic frequency of these terrible crimes. Many people who are raped on cruise vacations do not report the sexual assault. When these unfortunate incidents occur, you need a cruise ship attorney who specializes in high sea sexual assault cases.
Cruise Lawyers on Your Side
Not surprisingly, cruise lines have a standardized response to assault and rape victim allegations. The cruise lines try to settle quietly and with confidentiality clauses because cruise ship sexual assault cases can discourage future cruise bookings. Victims agree to not publically discuss the incident. The cycle of secrecy continues.
At Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A., our experienced attorneys know the methods routinely employed by the cruise lines. We apply compassion and integrity to obtain a fair and equitable resolution that is in our client’s best interest, not what is most convenient for the cruise line.
Cruise Ship Injury Lawyer App and Resources
Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman offers a number of professional resources to assist victims in the event of an assault.
Our exclusive cruise ship lawyer app allows you to store and retain evidence in the event of an uninvited sexual encounter or accident. You can download our app at no cost. The app contains response checklists to follow should you ever become the victim of a crime while cruising. Our app helps you take the most appropriate action when you are otherwise least able to focus on what those steps should be. Our cruise ship lawyer app also provides response resources and a means to preserve evidence in your case.
Additionally, attorney Charles Lipcon has compiled 35 years of experience representing plaintiffs in his popular e-Book “Unsafe on the High Seas,” which has consistently ranked among Amazon’s top 30 best sellers in the travel category. Download this book today and review his helpful advice. It has never been easier to have a resource available at your fingertips should you need a cruise ship injury lawyer.
Contact Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A. for a free consultation. You can contact us toll-free at 1-877-233-1238 or fill out the form on our home page.