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Tim Morgan, Rob Sullivan and Erik Bergmanis stand in the charred ruins of a Baja 38 Special powerboat that exploded at the Lake of the Ozarks, severely injuring its owner. Last week, the lawyers won what appears to be the largest plaintiff’s verdict so far this year when a Camden County jury awarded their client $15 million. The boat is now stored at a towing garage in Smithville. Photo by Scott Lauck

Jury sides with plaintiff, marina in boat explosion

A Camden County jury on Tuesday awarded $15 million to a retiree who was severely burned when his boat exploded on the Lake of the Ozarks. It appears to be the largest plaintiff’s verdict in a Missouri court in 2014 to date.