Jury awards N.J. boy $166 million after father’s beating left him blind and brain-damaged

By NJ.com
Friday, December 13, 2013 20:05 EDT
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Jadiel Velesquez, 4, suffered brain damage after his father beat him when he was four months old. [NJ.Com]
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N.J. boy left blind and brain-damaged after being beaten by father awarded $166M by jury (via NJ.com)

NEWARK — Four-year-old Jadiel Velesquez, the Hillside boy left brain damaged from a brutal beating by his father while he was just an infant, was awarded $166 million today in what’s believed to be the largest jury verdict ever against the state…

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