We can't imagine what this family has gone through. But hopefully, this settlement eases their pain.
Last year, Kansas State Representative Scott Schwab tragically lost his 10-year-old son, Caleb, who was killed while riding the world's tallest waterslide at Kansas City's Schlitterbahn water park.
Police later confirmed the boy had been horrifically decapitated while on the Verrückt slide.
At the time, the family had filed a petition for a wrongful death settlement with Johnson County District Court, against the park's owners and the raft manufacturer.
On Wednesday, Judge Thomas Sutherland approved the settlement, saying it was "fair, reasonable, valid, just, and equitable," and was "in the best interests of all plaintiffs."
According to the Kansas City Star, the agreement
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