Duck Boat Accident

Lawsuit Filed in Death of Pedestrian Run Over By Duck Boat in Chinatown"Three deaths in less than five years have proven that the duck boats are dangerous on the water and dangerous on the land," said attorney Robert Mongeluzzi.
Deposition Of Tugboat First Mate Involved In Duck Boat Crash ReleasedThe lawyer for those killed released the October 2011 deposition of Matthew Devlin -- a tugboat first mate, who left his post as the pilot -- in the midst of a personal crisis.
City Considering Memorial For 2 Students Who Died In 2010 Duck Boat Crash"These are modest people, working people from Hungary," says Robert Mongeluzzi, who represents the families of the victims. "They're not asking for some fancy memorial. They're asking for a simple bench in memory of their children."
Settlement Reached In Duck Boat Accident CaseA $17 million settlement has been reached in the wrongful death case of two Hungarian students killed in a duck boat collision in Philadelphia.
Families Of Duck Boat Victims Speak Out Via TranslatorAfter settlement negotiations ended Tuesday night, the families of the Duck Boat crash victims spoke through their translator, continuing their push for justice and demanding the two boat operators apologize for the deaths of their children.
Sudden Halt to Duck Boat Trial as Settlement Discussions Are RenewedIn the midst of the second day of testimony, Judge Thomas O'Neill suggested that all parties in the case meet with another federal judge to engage in settlement discussions. Attorney Robert Mongeluzzi (photo) represents two victims who died in the 2010 crash.
Duck Boat Survivor Describes Chaos of 2010 Barge Crash On Delaware RiverKevin Grace, a visitor from Illinois, was one of the passengers on ill-fated duck boat 34 that afternoon in July of 2010 as a sludge barge being pushed by a tugboat bore down on the amphibious tour vehicle. Two other passengers were killed.
New Video Of 2010 Deadly Duck Boat Accident ReleasedAttorneys for two Hungarian students who died when a tugboat and a barge slammed into the disabled duckboat on which they were riding have released new video showing what they say are disturbing new details of the deadly crash of July 2010.
Duck Boat Accident: Tug Pilot Will Ask For Judge's MercyThe attorney representing the tugboat pilot pleading guilty in the fatal duck boat crash says he will ask the judge to spare his client jail time because of the circumstances that led to the accident.
Tug Pilot Pleading Guilty In Deadly Duck Boat CrashUS prosecutors in Philadelphia have charged a tug pilot with involuntary manslaughter in a deadly crash last summer between a barge and a duck boat that killed two Hungarian students, and he has agreed to plead guilty.
Philadelphia Duck Boats Will Not Operate On 1-Year Anniversary Of Deadly Barge CrashThe company that operates Philadelphia's amphibious "duck boat" tours has announced that it will halt service for one day, July 7th, to mark the one-year anniversary of the deadly accident in which two Hungarian tourists riding in a duck boat on the Delaware River lost their lives.
NTSB Issues Final Report In Deadly 'Duck Boat' Crash On Delaware RiverNearly a year after the deadly collision involving a barge and a tour boat along the Delaware River near Penn's Landing, the National Transportation and Safety Board determines probable cause and releases safety recommendations.
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