Freight Co. Can't Escape $15M Verdict In Deckhand Death Suit

By Jonathan Capriel (April 16, 2024, 9:35 PM EDT) -- A St. Louis-area mother whose son, a tugboat worker, fell overboard and died, presumably by drowning under a barge, will get to keep a $15 million jury award, a Missouri appeals court ruled Monday, rejecting the company's bid to lower the award to no more than $1.2 million....

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