Counsel responds

    Attorneys for the two deceased victims of the Ride the Ducks accident have released a statement criticizing the company’s priorities.


    When a Ride the Ducks official was quoted as calling the bidding process “painful” for not being open enough, attorneys Holly Ronai and Robert Mongeluzzi, who represent the two teenage Hungarian tourists who died in last summer’s duck boat sinking, released the following statement:

    “As evidenced by the published report, Ride the Ducks continues to focus away from public safety and instead on returning to passenger-revenue service in Philadelphia. With the city demanding accountability, it should be actively addressing the real issues – including vehicle design flaws – linked to two major accidents and 15 drowning deaths, including those of Dora Schwendtner and Szabolcs Prem on the Delaware River last July.”

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