Consumer Protection Judgment in Death Case At Bar $6.7 Million

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A judge found that a bar was responsible for the death of a 21 year old Northeastern University student, who fell down a set of stairs built without a building permit and in violation of code. The judge awarded $2,244,480 for violating the Massachusetts Consumer Protection Statute G.L.c.93A and trebled that and also awarded signnificant attorneys fees and costs. The present judgment exceeds $10.7 million.

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