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High Court Reviews Death from Boat Propeller

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High Court Reviews Death from Boat Propeller

High Court Reviews Death from Boat Propeller

High Court Reviews Death from Boat Propeller

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NPR's Allison Aubrey reports one woman's tragic death has led her family to challenge boat manufacturers in the Supreme Court. Jeanne Sprietsma died from injuries sustained in a boating accident seven years ago. Her family says her death could have been avoided if the boating company installed guards to cover the boat's propeller. (4:03)

click for more Web site for Mercury Marine, defendant.

click for more Sprietsma's family is being represented by Trial Lawyers for Public Justice.