Staten Island ferry crash

Staten Island ferry crash

British disaster hero branded a 'greedy Samaritan'

A BRITISH nurse who saved a passenger who suffered terrible injuries in the Staten Island Ferry disaster was branded a "greedy Samaritan" yesterday, after it emerged that she is suing New York for $10 million (£5.4 million) because she suffers constant panic attacks as a result of the crash. Kerry Griffiths, who was on the ferry that hit a pier on 15 October, has had to stop working as a paediatric nurse after being diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder.

£125m lawsuit

A WOMAN who claims she was left with back pain after being trapped in the wreckage of the crashed Staten Island ferry is demanding £125 million in compensation.

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Ferry crash captain suspended

THE captain involved in the Staten Island ferry crash that killed ten people will be suspended for refusing to co-operate with the inquiry, New York’s mayor, Michael Bloomberg, said yesterday.

UK nurse tells of ferry crash horror

A BRITISH nurse has told how she saved the life of a man who lost his legs in the Staten Island ferry disaster in New York.

Ferry victim searches for British heroine

A VICTIM of the Staten Island ferry disaster yesterday praised a mystery British nurse who stopped him bleeding to death.

Ferry pilot in failed suicide attempt

AS HE has for the last 15 years, Richard Smith left his brick home in a stylish Staten Island neighbourhood on Wednesday for his office: a pilothouse atop a Staten Island ferry.

Ferry 'cut open like a can' by crash

IT WAS a routine journey on one of the most famous commuter routes in the world.

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