Samuel L. Jackson awarded $540,000 after being dragged by New York subway train in 1988

May 1996
Jet;05/27/96, Vol. 90 Issue 2, p62
Reports on the $540,000 award to film actor Samuel L. Jackson, by the State Supreme Court's Appellate Division in Manhattan, New York City, for an accident which occurred in 1988 when he was dragged by a New York subway train. Jackson best known for his role in the movie `Pulp Fiction' as the Jheri-curl-wearing, Bible-quoting hitman.


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