NEVADA – Homeowners Association Hit With $20M Verdict Over Faulty Swing Set
CCFJ.NET: Homeowners Association Hit With $20M Verdict Over Faulty Swing Set
Article Courtesy of The Courtroom View Network
By David Siegel
Published February 20, 2018
Las Vegas – A Nevada state court jury slapped a homeowners association with a $20 million verdict on Thursday, including $10 million in punitive damages, in a lawsuit filed by a teenager who suffered a traumatic brain injury when a swing set’s metal bar broke and landed on his head.
The jury found the Lamplight Village at Centennial Springs Homeowners Association responsible for injuries sustained by Carl Thompson in 2013. Thompson sued in 2014 claiming that the accident caused his persistent headaches, memory loss, movement problems with his right arm and a substantially increased risk of developing dementia. He accused the HOA of failing to adequately inspect and maintain their playground. Read more: