Sexual Assault And The Jones Act – What Are The Victim’s Rights?

With the increase in public discussions on sexual abuse aboard ships we sat down with Steve Gordon, of Gordon Elias Seely, a Jones Act lawyer with experience representing victims of sexual assault, to ask him questions about this thorny topic.   You have seen an increase in the recent number of legal inquiries from rape victims, is this due in part to the #metoo … [Read more...]

Is Sexual Harassment A Legitimate Maritime Issue In 2018?

In the recent decades the shipping and offshore industries have spent millions of dollars on Human Resource departments and initiatives to prevent sexual harassment aboard ship. Our question is... have they solved the problem? In today's episode of we explore the prevalence of rape and sexual harassment aboard ships. Don't miss the latest episode.... subscribe to our … [Read more...]