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Family of victim in El Faro wreck sues for damages

A lawyer representing the family of a crew member of wrecked container ship El Faro has now filed a lawsuit against Tote, demanding USD 100 million in damages.

Phil Green, CEO of Tote Services, Tim Nolan, CEO of Tote Maritime and Anthony Chiarello, CEO of Tote Inc. | Photo: Will Dickey/AP Photo/Polfoto

A lawyer representing relatives to a crew member of El Faro has filed a lawsuit for damages against the ship's owner, Tote.

The move marks the beginning of the legal process following the tragic shipwreck around two after the container ship sank when it was caught in tropical hurricane Joaquin off the coast of the Bahamas.

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