Publication: Grand Rapids Press
Date: May 7th, 1988
A $1.3 Million Kent Circuit Court jury verdict, awarded to a Grand Rapids couple after a 1982 lawn mower accident left the husband a quadriplegic, has ballooned into a $1.6 million out-of-court settlement.
Herman Slanger, 75, and his wife, Isabelle, will receive a check for that amount from Toro Co. Monday – six years and a day after Slanger was injured. The out of court settlement is the first in the county to exceed $1 million…