Jury awards $5 million to family of 84-year-old woman killed in crash with CPD vehicle
March 29, 2023
A jury Wednesday awarded nearly $5 million to the family of an 84-year-old woman who was killed in 2019 when a speeding Chicago police cruiser struck her car as officers raced to respond to a call in the Austin neighborhood.
Jurors needed about four hours over Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning before issuing a $4.93 million judgment against the city on behalf of retired teacher Verona Gunn, attorney Andrew M. Stroth said.
Read more of Andy Grimm's reporting on the Chicago Sun-Times.
- Founding Partner
- Senior Attorney