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Duck Boat Company Wants Some Missouri Boat Death Lawsuits Dropped

The company that owns the Ride the Ducks operation in Branson has asked a judge to dismiss some of the lawsuits filed after one of its boats sank in a Missouri lake in July, killing 17 people. Ripley Entertainment said …

Duck Boat Operators Fight Back, Call Missouri AG’s Lawsuit ‘Irresponsible’

The operators of a Missouri duck boat that sank in July, killing 17 people, say in a court filing that a lawsuit from Missouri’s attorney general is “irresponsible” and “littered with factual inaccuracies and innuendo.” Attorney General Josh Hawley’s lawsuit …

Missouri AG Sues Over Deadly Duck Boat Sinking

Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley on Aug. 31 sued the owners and operators of a tourist boat that sank in a Missouri lake, killing 17 people, alleging that the companies violated the state’s consumer protection law and put profits above …

Prosecutors: Possible Negligence in Missouri Duck Boat Sinking

The U.S. Coast Guard has found probable cause that the sinking of a tourist boat on a Missouri lake last month that killed 17 people “resulted from the misconduct, negligence, or inattention to the duties” by the captain of the …

Survivor of Missouri Duck Boat Sinking Wants Them Banned

An Indiana woman whose husband and three children died when a duck boat sank last month in Missouri said she hopes to save lives by backing an effort to ban the amphibious tourist boats. Tia Coleman, speaking through tears during …

Feds Examining Electronic Devices as Missouri Duck Boat Inquiry Continues

Federal officials are reviewing cellphones, a camera and a recording device found with a duck boat that sank in a storm last month in southern Missouri, as part of investigations into the disaster that killed 17 people. The National Transportation …

Coast Guard: Missouri Duck Boat in Violation of Inspection Terms

A tourist boat was on the lake despite wind speeds far exceeding allowable limits when it sank last month in Missouri, killing 17 people, according to a certificate of inspection made public on Aug. 1. The U.S. Coast Guard announced …

Family Who Lost 9 Files 2nd Lawsuit Over Missouri Duck Boat Tragedy

Fifty-three members of an Indiana family who lost nine relatives when a duck boat sank in Missouri described their pain and unfathomable loss on July 31 while calling for a ban on the amphibious tourist boats that their attorney likened …

$100M Lawsuit Filed in Fatal Missouri Duck Boat Sinking

The owners and operators of a tourist boat that sank this month in Missouri, killing 17 people, put profits over people’s safety when they decided to put the Ride the Ducks boat on a lake despite design problems and warnings …