CHICAGO (August 23, 2017) – A Cook County jury awarded a record $148 million verdict Wednesday to a young woman who was paralyzed when the pedestrian shelter she was standing next to outside of O’Hare International Airport collapsed onto her in 2015. Below are links to media coverage of the record-breaking verdict:
Jury awards Record-Breaking $148 million to Tierney Darden who was paralyzed by collapsed shelter at O’Hare International Airport.
RECORD-BREAKING $148 MILLION VERDICT: Watch LIVE as paralyzed 26-year-old dancer Tierney Darden discusses the $148M jury verdict the city must pay after a bus shelter fell on her at O'Hare Airport 2 years ago. If you haven't already subscribe to my channel and help me get to 2500 subscribers! Thank you so much!"
Tierney Darden's spinal cord was crushed when a 700-pound shelter fell on her. A jury is determining how much the city must pay her. CBS 2's Dave Savini reports.
City officials have offered $22 million to a 26-year-old woman who was paralyzed when a pedestrian shelter fell on her at O’Hare International Airport two years ago, but her attorneys are asking for $150 million in damages.
Tierney Darden discussed the $148 million she was awarded Wednesday after being paralyzed by a collapsed pedestrian shelter at O’Hare International Airport.