Electrocution victim's parents settle out of court over his Lake County Fair death

Posted Wednesday, January 26, 2005 9:25 AM | Contributed by Walt S

The parents of an 8-year-old Madison Township boy who died after being shocked by a Lake County Fair ride plan to settle two wrongful death claims for $1.95 million, according to documents released Monday by court officials.

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Wednesday, January 26, 2005 10:18 AM
wow...the lawyer gets 31% of the settlement...and they wonder why people hate lawyers. Granted the lawyer deserves to be paid, but he shouldn't get almost as much as each parent.
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Thursday, January 27, 2005 12:45 PM
I would say that they got just about the max that the carnivals insurance covered. Getting any more out of them would be a crap shoot. As far as the settlement divison, the parents signed the agreement to represent which states how the attorney is to be paid.
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