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Jury awards $5M after Baltimore boy with badly broken leg not given care at school (access required)

Damages cap will likely reduce award substantially

A Baltimore jury awarded $5 million this week to the family of a 9-year-old boy who severely broke his leg during a schoolyard football game but was provided only mustard and a washcloth to bite on by public school personnel who neglected to call 911 and left a voicemail for his mother, according to the ...