TITLE

Brothers in New York awarded $104.7 million from city after being paralyzed from pier dive

PUB. DATE
May 1998
SOURCE
Jet;05/04/98, Vol. 93 Issue 23, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that brothers, Virgil and John Brown of Brooklyn, New York City, suffered injuries which left them paralyzed after diving off a Coney Island pier in 1992 and were awarded $104.7 million from the city. Depth of the water at the Steeplechase Pier; Amount each brother received from the city.
ACCESSION #
598647

 

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