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Legal action continues in tour boat fatal capsize

The families of the victims of the 2005 Ethan Allen tour boat capsizing have settled their lawsuit against the Lake George Steamboat Co. and are pursuing legal action against the state, according to the families' attorney.

Lawsuits against other defendants involved with the Ethan Allen have either been settled or dismissed. A federal judge previously dismissed claims against Scarano Boat Building of Albany, which built a wooden canopy on the Ethan Allen in 1989, replacing a canvas top.

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