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Burn victim gets $1.9M verdict in Wythe (access required)

A Wythe County burn victim has won a record $1.9 million verdict against a machine shop with an improperly installed water heater. The pilot light in the water heater ignited paint and lacquer vapors in the shop. The award is the largest in the history of the county, easily eclipsing the old record of $150,000. The case, tried ...