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Treetop electrocution yields $3.5M in Stafford (access required)

A child electrocuted when he climbed a tree that touched a power line has obtained a $3.5 million jury verdict. The plaintiff sustained extensive burns and scarring, and one of his arms was amputated at the shoulder, according to the Trial Report submitted in the case (see page 5). The case is Atkins v. Northern Neck ...