Pool slide fatality

Benjamin R Zimmermann

Practice Area:Defective / Dangerous Products

Outcome:Verdict $20.6 million

Description:Sugarman lawyers secured $20.6 million in punitive and compensatory damages for a Colorado man whose wife was critically injured from a defective pool slide sold online and in stores by Toys R Us. The slide was imported from China and did not comply with federal standards regulating swimming pool slides. The jury award is one of the largest personal injury verdicts in Massachusetts in 2011.

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