Wyoming Woman Awarded $28.2M In Carbon Monoxide Case

December 30, 2013

A federal court jury has awarded $28.2 million to a woman who said she suffered from carbon monoxide poisoning at a Casper, Wyo. apartment.

The Casper Star-Tribune reported a jury ruled for Amber Lompe on Dec. 20 in Cheyenne federal court.

Lompe sued Sunridge Partners LLC of Newport Beach, Calif., and Apartment Management Consultants LLC of Salt Lake City over the February 2011 incident. Her lawsuit said a furnace malfunctioned.

Jury awardThe newspaper says a representative of Sunridge did not return a phone call seeking comment and no working number could be found for Apartment Management Consultants.

Lompe told the newspaper she suffered permanent brain damage that affects her memory and concentration.

One of her attorneys says the award includes $25.5 million in punitive damages and $2.7 million in compensatory damages.

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