Archive for Casey Schulman

“Shine On” Week Celebrated at Jeb Stuart High School

In April 2014, Casey Schulman’s family helped sponsor “Shine on Week” at Jeb Stuart High School in Falls Church, Virginia in honor of their daughter that lost her life to a boat propeller. The week is to be filled with encouragement and good will for all. Casey’s mother, Margo Schulman reported the week turned out […]

University of Virginia Severs Relationship with Semester at Sea

On June 13, 2014, several news outlets began reporting the University of Virginia (Uva) had announced its plan to end its sponsorship of Semester at Sea. The relationship previously had students around the county enrolling as visiting students at University of Virginia, along with UVa students, traveling the world on an older cruise ship while […]

Schulman v. Institute for Shipboard Education propeller case settled

David Schulman, as personal representative of the estate of Casey Schulman v. Institute for Shipboard Education dba Semester at Sea settled 18 February 2014. The case focused on the December 2012 death of Casey Schulman, a University of Virginia student, on a Semester at Sea Program. She was struck and killed by the propeller of […]

David Schulman representative of the Estate of Casey Schulman v. Semester at Sea, et al.

We previously covered the Casey Schulman propeller accident. The 20 year-old young woman from Falls Church, Virginia was struck and killed by the propeller of a snorkel tour boat while visiting the Caribbean island of Dominica as part of a University of Virginia Semester at Sea program. Her father, David Schulman, filed a lawsuit in […]

Casey Schulman: Andrew Armour Charged in Her Death by Propeller

Casey Schulman, a University of Virginia (UVA) senior participating in the UVA Semester at Sea program was struck and killed by a boat propeller on the island of Dominica in December 2012. Recently, her family hired legal assistance to try to encourage further action in Dominca. Today, Thursday 9 November 2013 Andrew Armour, captain of […]

Casey Schulman’s Family Seeks Justice in Dominica

Casey Schulman, a University of Virginia (UVA) student, was killed December 1, 2012 by the propeller of an excursion vessel in Dominica while on a UVA “Semester at Sea” program. We covered the accident at Student Killed by Propeller in Dominica. As is frequently the case at water tourism destination sites outside the U.S., the […]

Casey Schulman Was Not the First: Catamaran Dive, Snorkel, & Party Boat Propeller Accidents

Casey Schulman’s Anchorage Dive Center charter boat propeller accident in Dominica was not the first one. The recent Casey Schulman propeller accident in Dominica involving a large Sail Cat on a Snorkel & Party charter has been called a “freak accident” by the media and even by the tour boat company involved. Anchorage, the charter […]