A family was awarded $100 million in a wrongful death suit — the largest settlement known for a wrongful death case in Michigan. The settlement stemmed from the 2005 murder of 20-year-old girl in Troy, Michigan.
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In the Michigan case, the girl was beaten with a baseball bat and stabbed to death in her parents’ home by her boyfriend. He then put her body in a trash bag and into a garbage can. It was discovered in her family’s garage by police and her parents, according to the attorney for the girl’s parents.
The settlement was entered Monday — the third anniversary of her death.
The girl’s then 20 year old boyfriend was convicted of the murder in December 2006 and sentenced to life in prison.
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