In Wake Of NY Teen’s Death, Hawaii Tour Company May Have Permit RevokedOfficials say the company's permit should be revoked for three violations on July 4. That's the day 15-year-old Tyler Madoff from White Plains was swept off the west coast of the Big Island.
Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed By Parents Of White Plains Teen Swept Out To SeaThe parents of a White Plains teen who was swept out to sea in Hawaii have filed a federal wrongful death lawsuit against the tour company. The Madoff family alleged that on July 4, tour guides made a series of fatal decisions, including allegedly taking teens to a restricted area of coastline that broke the itinerary and ignoring high-surf advisories. The tour company has said this was a freak accident.
Parents Of White Plains Teen Swept Away In Hawaii Criticize Tour GroupFifteen-year-old Tyler Madoff's parents say Bold Earth Teen Adventures showed poor judgment and no staff members stayed at the site to search for their son.