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Jury Finds Caltrans Partially Responsible for 4-Year-Old's Death

Published On: Feb 25 2014 09:38:36 PM CST
Updated On: Feb 26 2014 11:18:03 AM CST
Lawsuit Against Cal Trans

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Lawsuit Against Cal Trans

A civil jury found Caltrans partially responsible for the death of a 4-year-old child on Highway 156 in 2010.

The Gilroy mother, Cassandra Jones, alleged that Caltrans knew of the dangerous conditions on the road, but did nothing to improve them.

A jury agreed, saying Caltrans was 60 percent responsible for the crash and awarded a $20 million verdict.