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Holyoke woman’s family wins $9.5M judgment in crosswalk death

Preview included here, please visit the full published article at the Daily Hampshire Gazette:
https://www.gazettenet.com/Holyoke-family-awarded-$7-million-in-wrongful-death-suit-40155422

HOLYOKE — The family of a Holyoke woman killed in a crosswalk in 2017 after she was struck by a driver has been awarded over $7 million in a wrongful death suit.

The complete settlement, including compounded interest, is more than $9.5 million in the case of the late Zoe Rosenthal, a popular teacher with The Literacy Project.

Attorneys representing Rosenthal’s daughters, Tiffany and Chelsea Castillo, alleged the driver, Charles J. Davignon of Holyoke, then 63, was negligent when he made a left turn into the crosswalk, at the intersection of Lyman and Canal streets, on Nov. 27, 2017, and hit Rosenthal, who was 52 at the time.

In a statement, one of those attorneys, Charlotte Glinka, said “This has been a devastating loss to Zoe Rosenthal’s family and to the community of friends and colleagues who adored her.”

And Benjamin Novotny, another attorney, said in a phone call that though the jury award could not bring Zoe Rosenthal back, “It can help [her daughters] establish scholarships or other memorials in her name so that’s she’s not forgotten.”

The remainder of the article can be found here: https://www.gazettenet.com/Holyoke-family-awarded-$7-million-in-wrongful-death-suit-40155422

Additional articles referencing this case:

https://blog.cvn.com/9.5m-awarded-at-in-person-wrongful-death-trial-to-children-of-pedestrian-killed-in-crosswalk

https://www.legalreader.com/massachusetts-family-receives-7m-wrongful-death-settlement/

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