French Prosecutor To Appeal Queen Mary 2 Verdict

Law360, New York (February 20, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Outraged by the court's decision to let eight employees off the hook on manslaughter charges, a French prosecutor has reportedly decided to appeal the ruling in a case involving a shipyard accident on the gangway of luxury ocean liner Queen Mary 2 that killed 16 people and injured more than two dozen others.

Reuters reported Wednesday that Saint-Nazaire prosecutor Pierre-Marie Block has vowed to fight the decision, less than two weeks after the court ordered two construction companies to pay $13.8 million in damages but acquitted...
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