A Fulton County jury delivered a post-apportioned award of $3.2 million to the family of a disabled veteran who was strangled to death when his motorized wheelchair went through a railing on his apartment patio, pinning him by the throat.
The jury verdict comes a year after the apartment complex’s primary insurer settled for its policy limit of $1 million, setting the stage for the just-concluded trial in which the plaintiffs sought additional damages from the complex’s excess coverage carrier.
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