OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington Legislature has approved an update to the state's wrongful death law, the latest reverberation from a fatal 2015 crash that cast a spotlight on a century-old state law.Read More
A King County jury on Thursday awarded about $123 million to the victims and their families in the 2015 Ride the Ducks crash that killed five people and injured more than 60 others.
The jury determined after a four-month civil trial that Ride the Ducks International — the Branson, Missouri-based manufacturer of the Duck amphibious vehicle — bore 67 to 70 percent of the responsibility for the crash. The jury also found that Ride the Ducks of Seattle, which operated the tour vehicle, was 30 to 33 percent at fault.Read More
NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY: Injured international students from the Ride the Ducks accident on the Aurora Bridge will be given private insurance plans if they lose student health coverage during prolonged medical leaves, state officials said last Friday.Read More
KING 5 NEWS: For parents suffering the loss of a child, the grief will always be raw. “On July 7, 2014, our son Bradley Hogue, 19, was horrifically killed on his second day at work,” his mother Deanna Hogue said.Read More