MIAMI — A passenger is suing NCL (Bahamas) Ltd., a cruise operator, and Randolph Enock Leroy for alleged assault, negligence and sexual abuse.
A female plaintiff filed a complaint on March 22 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Miami Division, alleging that the defendants caused life threatening injuries, pain and suffering.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that she suffered physical pain and suffering, mental anguish, loss of enjoyment of life, disability, impairment, disfigurement and other damages on April 16, 2016 while on board a cruise liner when Leroy reportedly entered the her cabin and physically and sexually assaulted her.
The plaintiff holds the defendants responsible for allegedly failing to provide reasonably safe conditions for her during the voyage or warn passengers of the dangers of sexual assaults aboard the vessel.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment for all damages against the defendants, including punitive damages. She is represented by Jason R. Margulies and Jacqueline Garcell of Lipson, Marguilies, Alsina & Winkleman PA in Miami.
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida Miami Division case number 17-cv-21089