Four more El Faro families settle with TOTE

(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) — Four more families of El Faro crewmembers have settled wrongful-death lawsuits with TOTE Services, News 4 Jax reported. The families of Jackie Robert Jones Jr. of Jacksonville, Dylan O. Meklin of Rockland, Maine, Danielle Laura Rudolph of Rockland, Maine, and Michael Lee Holland of North Walton, Maine, will each receive $500,000 for "pain and suffering" and a non-disclosed amount for economic losses. Fourteen familes have now settled suits related to the sinking of the cargo ship on Oct. 1 with 33 crewmembers aboard.

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By Professional Mariner Staff