Why Duck Boat Tragedies Keep Happening

Duck boat tragedies — and fatalities — are nothing new, federal safety officials say. Unsafe duck boats are a major reason, according to critics and lawsuits.        

Topics:  duck boat tragedies   
  • A year after 17 died, a divided community grieves duck boat tragedy
    Soon after the duck boat went down, Martin sat with Shayne Collins ... All survived. Martin has worked many tragedies, including the 2011 Joplin tornado that killed 161 people. Families struck by ...
    07/18/2019 - 8:30 pm | View Link
  • Duck Boat Disaster Trial Lawyers Commend U.S. Rep. Carson For Reintroducing Bill To Prevent Tragedies Following Deadly Sinking In Missouri Last July
    PHILADELPHIA, May 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Trial lawyer Robert J. Mongeluzzi, and his duck-boat disaster response team, are commending Indiana Congressman Rep. André Carson for reintroducing a bill ...
    05/29/2019 - 11:22 am | View Link
  • Duck boat survivor who lost 9 family members sues boat operators, manufacturer
    The lawsuit also seeks unspecified compensatory, punitive and other damages. Coleman's lawyers say there have been 26 deaths linked to six previous duck boat tragedies in the U.S. and Canada dating ...
    09/4/2018 - 8:37 am | View Link
  • ‘It’s not a home anymore.’ Duck boat survivor who lost husband, children, attempts to cope and raise awareness of dangers
    The lawsuits blame the duck boat industry for decades of “willful ignorance of safety,” pointing to 26 deaths linked to six previous duck boat tragedies, including the 1999 sinking of the Miss ...
    08/14/2018 - 12:40 pm | View Link
  • Branson and Hot Springs: Two tourist cities linked by the sorrow of duck-boat tragedies
    Branson and Hot Springs: Two tourist cities linked by the sorrow of duck-boat tragedies 'It was almost a double sadness for us here because we went through this and hoped that no other community would ...
    07/27/2018 - 5:18 am | View Link
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