Malibu Boats liable for failing to warn of a hazard posed by its 2000 Malibu Response LX

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Jury Awards $200 Million to Family of Boy Who Died in Boating Accident

Malibu Boats liable for failing to warn of a hazard posed by its 2000 Malibu Response LX

A jury has awarded $200 million to the family of a little boy who died in a boating accident. They found Malibu Boats liable for failing to warn of a hazard posed by its 2000 Malibu Response LX. (Image: IBI)

By Susan Hogan

NBC Washington


A jury has awarded $200 million to the family of a little boy who died in a horrific boating incident.

The Florida family and their lawyers called the verdict a major victory.

A Georgia jury found Malibu Boats liable for failing to warn of a hazard posed by its 2000 Malibu Response LX, a boat that 7-year-old Ryan Batchelder and his family were riding back in the summer of 2014 on a lake in Georgia.

Full article at NBC.