Rape of Cruise Ship Passenger Yields Multimillion Recovery

The maid of honor of a wedding party which was to be celebrated on a cruise ship was sexually assaulted and raped in her cabin by a crewmember. Evidence showed that the crewmember used his staff key to enter into the woman’s cabin and proceeded to assault the female passenger who was sleeping in her cabin. Despite the passenger begging for her assailant to stop, he did not stop until the bride-to-be and her mother walked in on the rapist.

Partners Ira Leesfield and Alexander Perkins were able to reach a confidential seven-figure settlement with the cruise line to compensate the young victim and wedding party for damages.

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I have known Ira for several decades and without a doubt he represents the best of the profession- a never ending commitment to his clients and a perpetual desire for learning and sharing his expertise with his colleagues. Richard
I found, and still find, that Ira’s firm will evaluate the case fairly and provide the client with a reasonably expectation of the process involved and will avoid giving false hope where there is none. Also Ira’s firm consistently keeps in constant touch with the client as well as referring attorneys so each knows the progress of a case. Finally I can tell you that if I personally were injured, Ira Leesfield is the first person I would call. Michael Browning