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    $5.550 million Settlement for Wrongful Death – electrocution

    It is reasonable to expect that when your home is built, those who did the construction provided you a building that meets codes and standards and is otherwise safe to live in.  That doesn’t always happen.

    John Elliott Leighton represented the wife and children of a business executive who was killed due to an electrocution that was completely preventable.  Shortly after moving in, he and his wife were sitting in the spa in their recently completed luxury home.  One of the landscape lights next to the pool was shining in their eyes.  He got out to adjust the light and was electrocuted due to defective wiring during the construction.  The general contractor, electrical contractor, and all sub contractors were named as defendants in this wrongful death suit.  Mr. Leighton obtained a settlement of $5,550,000 on behalf of the man’s wife and three sons. Mr. Leighton recovered the full policy limits of all contractors and sub contractors prior to trial. Estate of Batz v. First Florida, et al.


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