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NY court dismisses claims in boat tragedy

 New York’s top court on Thursday dismissed damages claims filed against state inspectors in the aftermath of a tragic tour boat accident in the Adirondack Park that killed 20 people on a leaf-peeping tour in 2005.

 The Court of Appeals, in a 6-0 decision,said state inspectors couldn’t be held liable even though they certified the Ethan Allen, a Lake George tour boat.

 Here is the link to the ruling.
 

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