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Mass. SJC Upholds $20 Million Andover Pool Slide Death Ruling Against Toys R Us

The highest court in Massachusetts has upheld an $18 million punitive damages award to the family of a Colorado woman who died after hitting her head on a concrete pool deck when an inflatable slide partially collapsed.


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Toys R Us Appeals $20 Million Andover Pool Slide Death Ruling To Mass. SJC

A jury awarded the victim’s family more than $20 million, finding that the slide sold by Toys R Us did not comply with federal safety standards for swimming pool slides.