Recently, a high-speed, New York commuter ferry slammed into a Lower Manhattan dock on January 9th, 2013. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), investigators and victims are still recovering and searching for answers. The accident caused a portion of the ferry’s hull to be damaged and injured at least 57 people, to which two were injured critically.
The NTSB has released statements that “The engine manufacturer arrived on-scene last Friday and investigators were able to download alarm and parametric data stored on engine control modules in each of the two engine compartments. In addition, investigators retrieved video from several onboard cameras. All of this information is being analyzed.” As has developed from January 9, 2013---the day of the accident---it is believed the engine manufacturer is a Michigan company.
If you or a loved one have been injured by this tragic occurrence, contact one of the experienced attorneys at Traverse Legal for your consultation today. Contact one of our experienced attorneys to determine if you are entitled to compensation.