A Current Affair recently broadcasted a cruise rape victim’s story. Jamie* was the victim of a rape by a crew member of a major cruise line when she was only 12 years old. She is now 18 years old and has decided to go public with her experience in the hopes that her story will help prevent this nightmare from happening to anyone else.
Airdate: August 13, 2005
Subject: Jamie’s Story: A Cruise Rape Victim speaks out
Program: A Current Affair
Jamie’s lawsuit was handled by Lipcon, Margulies and Alsina, P.A and a settlement was obtained prior to trial. Due to the nature of the case, the settlement amount is confidential. Lipcon, Margulies and Alsina, P.A. has handled numerous other cruise rape and sexual assault cases.
Jamie has her own web site, CruiseRape.com, where you can learn more about cruise ship rape and sexual assaults as well as join a forum on this topic.
* Jamie’s name has been changed to protect her identity.
You can also learn more about rape and sexual assaults on cruise ships from Lipcon, Margulies & Alsina’s own cruise rape pages. Learn what do to if you’ve been a victim and how to keep yourself and your family safe on board.