Duck Boat Accident Case Settles for $17 Million

, The Legal Intelligencer


The families of two Hungarian tourists killed when the duck boat they were on in the Delaware River was run over by a tugboat will split a $15 million settlement from the operators of both boats, according to attorneys in the case.

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    It's good that this family has won their settlement because when accidents like this happens, it is important for them to have closure. Accidents are bad enough but someone has to be held responsible. That is the dilemma.

  • REK

    It is not clear why the Limmitation of Liability Act would arguably not have applied here.

  • JOHN

    Mongeluzzi said 'after the verdict'... there was no verdict! It probably helped that John Padova was properly trained and served as a Mediator in several dozen cases some 25 years ago before he went on the bench. He did not forget the skills he learned.

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