Anaheim to Settle With Family of Girl Struck at School Crosswalk for $16 Million
Updated: Aug 25, 2020
The family of an elementary schoolgirl struck by a car at a crosswalk reached a tentative, substantial $15.93 million settlement with Anaheim and two other defendants last week. Paulina Perez, then an 11-year-old student at Juliette Low Elementary, made her way to school around 7 a.m. on September 17, 2014 for a free breakfast program it offers when the accident left her with "catastrophic" injuries. No crossing guard had been on duty at the time of the accident.
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