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- Title: The Sad Results
- Type: Text Slide
- Delayed the opening for One Year
- $100 Million in repairs
- Three construction workers killed, several others injured
- On Dec. 1, 2000, a Milwaukee County jury awarded $94 million in punitive damages and $5.25 million in compensatory damages to the families of three ironworkers killed in the accident. Although the families have been paid $27 million for their loss, the issue of the large punitive damage award is under appeal and in the news every few weeks.