Attorney seeks $1 million from agency in wrongful death lawsuit

The attorney representing the estate of an 11-year-old girl stabbed to death by her Monroeville foster father is seeking $1 million in damages from the county in a wrongful death lawsuit. Willard lawyer Jim Martin, in his closing argument Thursday, accused the Huron County Department of Job & Family Services (HCDJFS) of improperly placing Connre Dixon in the Ohio 99 home of Paul Efaw, who killed her during an Oct. 18, 2004 altercation, and depriving her of physical safety. The Huron County Commissioners in office at the time also are named in the civil case.
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Jul 24, 2010

 

The attorney representing the estate of an 11-year-old girl stabbed to death by her Monroeville foster father is seeking $1 million in damages from the county in a wrongful death lawsuit.

Willard lawyer Jim Martin, in his closing argument Thursday, accused the Huron County Department of Job & Family Services (HCDJFS) of improperly placing Connre Dixon in the Ohio 99 home of Paul Efaw, who killed her during an Oct. 18, 2004 altercation, and depriving her of physical safety. The Huron County Commissioners in office at the time also are named in the civil case.

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