Dudka Vs. Mulder Holdings, Inc. and Vessel Baltic Meteor
United States District Court for Southern District of Florida
Case number: 00-2049-Civ-Lenard
Plaintiffs Attorneys: Charles R. Lipcon
Defendants Attorney: Gerhardt A. Schreiber
SEAMAN’S WRONGFUL DEATH: Decedent was 40 years old from the Ukraine. He was working as an electrical engineer for $1600 a month on board the Baltic Meteor. While it was on the Miami River in Miami, Florida, during mooring operations, a cleat under pressure from a mooring cable broke striking the decedent in the head and killing him. He was survived by his wife and 6 year old child.
Case Settled: $1,000,000.00