A jury in Anne Arundel County awarded more than $4 million in a wrongful death suit by the parents of a 5 year onld child who drowned in a country club swiming pool. The child, Connor Freed, was found floating face-down in the pool, and was taken to Anne Arundel Medical Center, where he died on June 22, 2006. Connor’s parents, Thomas Freed and Debra Webber, brought the suit against DRD Pool Service Inc., the pool managers. Freed and Webber claimed that DRD was negligent in training its lifeguards and in staffing the pool. The jury agreed and awarded $2,000,076 each to Freed and Webber.
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