Kansas family wins $20 million settlement in boy's waterslide death

Kansas family wins $  20 million settlement in boy's waterslide deathCaleb Thomas Schwab, 10, died of a neck injury in August 2016 at the Schlitterbahn Waterpark in Kansas City while on the water slide known as the Verruckt, or “insane” in German. The boy was the son of Scott Schwab, a Republican state representative from Olathe, a Kansas City suburb. The bulk of the settlement, $ 14 million, will come from SVV 1 and KC Water Park, two companies associated with the Texas-based water park operator Schlitterbahn, the Kansas City Star reported, citing court documents.

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