A boating accident in Ocean County that left a woman with debilitating back injuries settled recently for $430,000 in federal court on Dec. 3, 2020, after the woman sued her brother, the owner and operator of the 18-foot speedboat that sent her flying in the air after striking a wake.

In Garb v. Garb, Mindy Garb, now 59 and living in West Orange, sued her younger sibling Lawrence—known as “Larry”—after the summer 2016 accident.