$1.4M verdict in Wrongful Death case

Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine.  Wrongful death action on behalf of a decedent who froze to death after being stranded overnight in his wheelchair due to landlord’s failure to clear walkway of ice and snow. The probable cause of death was hypothermia. Plaintiff also sued for loss of consortium, comfort, society and companionship and conscious pain and suffering. Prior to trial, the settlement offer was $150,000.