Seabourn Cruise Passenger Drugged and Raped by Assistant Cruise Director Aboard the SOJOURN Per Complaint filed in the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington in Seattle
On March 30, 2019, Brais Law Firm on behalf of its client, a cruise ship passenger, filed suit in the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington in Seattle, Washington, against Holland America Line, Inc. (HAL Inc.), Holland America Line N.V.(HAL NV), and Seabourn Cruise Line Limited dba Seabourn Cruise Line (Seabourn), alleging that he was drugged and raped by a Ship’s Officer, the Assistant Cruise Director aboard the Seabourn SOJOURN. See, attached Amended Complaint. Per the Amended Complaint (“Complaint”), the sexual assault occurred late in the evening on March 28, 2019 or in the early morning hours of the following day aboard the Seabourn SOJOURN, the Vessel having just departed Colombo, Sri Lanka and sailing towards Hambantota, Sir Lanka. At the time of the subject incident the Vessel was either still in or just outside Sri Lankan territorial waters.
Unless otherwise indicated, the more salient allegations of the Complaint provide: