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Woman’s Husband Awarded $25.5 Million in a Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Taxi Company in Atlanta

The husband of a woman who was killed in a taxicab more than two decades ago has been awarded $25.5 million in a wrongful death lawsuit against the Atlanta-based taxi company.

The jury awarded the verdict to Ed Heller in his lawsuit against Atlanta’s United Express Cab Company, the cab driver and a City of Atlanta taxi inspector on Monday, March 4, according to court documents.

“The jury’s $25.5 million verdict underscores a grave breach of trust,” Ed Heller’s attorney, James Hugh Potts II, said in a statement. “The company’s fundamental obligation to safeguard taxi passengers was blatantly ignored.”

Read the source article at Atlanta News First

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