Victim Wins $16M for Leg Severed by Speeding Police Car

Mar 15, 2013 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: lawyers.com

A jury has ordered the state of Connecticut to pay $16 million to a man who lost his leg and suffered brain damage after he was hit by a police car, even though the man's blood alcohol level was three times the legal limit when he tried to cross the highway by foot.

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Mar 15, 2013
 
I am sorry for him but I think the amount is excessive since he was 3 times over the legal limit.
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Did this cop lose his job? How is that these cops keep pulling this shyt and keep their jobs?
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I am sorry for him but I think the amount is excessive since he was 3 times over the legal limit.
I was so surprised with the amount. I wonder how they came up with that amount? And did he get a DUI?
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I wonder how much I could get for Tippy?
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he shouldn't have received a dime but arrested for walking into trafic drunk . Its his own fault

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No you are wrote:
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I was so surprised with the amount. I wonder how they came up with that amount? And did he get a DUI?
I would gladly have my leg severed, in the most painful manner, for $ 16 million. That award is ridiculously excessive.
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Citizen44 wrote:
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I would gladly have my leg severed, in the most painful manner, for $ 16 million. That award is ridiculously excessive.
How about your 3rd leg for $16 million?

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Joyce is a big Joke. Not funny.

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<quoted text>How about your 3rd leg for $16 million?
I'd at least consider it.
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Citizen44 wrote:
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I would gladly have my leg severed, in the most painful manner, for $ 16 million. That award is ridiculously excessive.
Really? I would never, even if they offered pain killers.

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