CNN: A jury has awarded about $123 million to the victims and families of a fatal 2015 crash between a duck boat and a tour bus in Seattle. The jury determined that Ride the Ducks International, the manufacturer of the duck boat vehicle, was 67-70% responsible for the crash, while Ride the Ducks of Seattle, the duck boat tour operator, was 30-33% at fault.
US NEWS: A Jury has awarded about $123 million to the victims and families of a 2015 duck boat crash that killed five college students and injured more than 60 others in Seattle. After a four-month civil trial, King County Superior Court jurors found that Ride The Ducks International bore 67 to 70 percent of the responsibility for the crash, The Seattle Times reported
CROSSCUT: When is a life legally worthless in Washington State? The law has shifted on that over the years, but the question is timely. It is being raised in connection with the Seattle Ducks crash of 2015. That year, a Ride the Ducks vehicle smashed into a tour bus on the Aurora Bridge, killing five foreign students.