A hair-braiding shop will pay about $30,000 in damages to a girl who, at age 5, suffered second-degree burns to her face in a boiling water accident while getting her hair done. Defense attorney Paul Groth of Groth & Makarenko (above) said the girl's injuries initially were severe, but jurors gave her a small amount in part because she made a full recovery.
Damages cool on girl's burns
October 22, 2012
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