Friday, February 20, 2009

Parents File Suit against Ohio State University in Student’s Elevator Death

Andrew Polakowski’s first year at college was cut short by a fatal elevator mishap. The 18-year-old freshman from Erie, Pennsylvania was on an elevator that became stuck between two floors of a campus building. When Polakowski tried to escape the elevator, he sustained a massive crush injury which ultimately resulted in his death.

In response to the wrongful death suit that Polakowski’s parents filed in the case, Ohio State University legal officials have claimed that Polakowski contributed to his own demise by packing into an already-crowded elevator. The case continues to proceed toward trial, and Polakowski’s parents are seeking at least $50,000 in damages in the suit.

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