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Trayvon Martin wrongful death suit settled (one million dollars)
americanthinker. ^ | April 6, 2013 | Rick Moran

Posted on 08/05/2013 3:28:37 PM PDT by dennisw

Edited on 08/05/2013 3:42:17 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

A wrongful death suit filed by the parents of black teenager Trayvon Martin who was shot to death by neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman has been settled, according to documents filed in a Florida court yesterday.

Trayvon Martin's parents have settled a wrongful-death claim for an amount thought to be more than $1 million against the homeowners association of the Sanford subdivision where their teenage son was killed.


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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: benjamincrump; blackkk; crump; fl; florida; georgezimmerman; hoa; martin; settlement; trayvon; trayvonmartin; wrongfuldeath; zimmerman
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1 posted on 08/05/2013 3:28:37 PM PDT by dennisw
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To: dennisw

Thanks for the breaking news.


2 posted on 08/05/2013 3:29:50 PM PDT by BCrago66
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To: dennisw

“Rightful Death” is more like it


3 posted on 08/05/2013 3:30:10 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: dennisw

And the lawyer will get at least 40% of that settlement...


4 posted on 08/05/2013 3:30:19 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: dennisw

Date of this article was April 2013. I bet the homeowner’s association wishes it didn’t settle now.


5 posted on 08/05/2013 3:30:29 PM PDT by Yo-Yo
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To: Hotlanta Mike

And they’ll be broke faster than Rodney King.


6 posted on 08/05/2013 3:31:10 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: dennisw

show me the Benjamins!!!! stacks of Benjamins!!!


7 posted on 08/05/2013 3:31:16 PM PDT by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: dennisw

Again the tax payers pay quiet money to irresponsible parents of thug children. How rediculous


8 posted on 08/05/2013 3:31:26 PM PDT by ronnie raygun
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To: dennisw

So much for confidential too, as if you can trust any of these cretins.

I think the home-owners should all salt the ground and move out. The home-owners should all refuse to pay one red cent to the HOA.


9 posted on 08/05/2013 3:31:30 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: dennisw

considering the kid was disposable to the parents, they made out fairly well


10 posted on 08/05/2013 3:31:45 PM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: Yo-Yo

where will the HOA get the money if the homeowners all refuse to pay up?


11 posted on 08/05/2013 3:32:02 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: Yo-Yo

I am sorry! I thought this was today’s news


12 posted on 08/05/2013 3:32:46 PM PDT by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: BCrago66

Thanks you saved me from mas- sarc


13 posted on 08/05/2013 3:33:00 PM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: GeronL

the insurer is paying out I believe


14 posted on 08/05/2013 3:33:26 PM PDT by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: Yo-Yo

yea well the Pres of the HOA onthe stand was not a pal of GZ


15 posted on 08/05/2013 3:34:22 PM PDT by CGASMIA68
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16 posted on 08/05/2013 3:35:14 PM PDT by JoeProBono (Mille vocibus imago valet;-{)
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To: dennisw

and the homeowners all have the same insurer? I think I would refuse to pay up on those premiums. I definitely would not stay a member of the HOA that would surrender like a Frenchman.


17 posted on 08/05/2013 3:36:03 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: Hotlanta Mike
I bet jesse and his rainbow shake down squad will see this and get in line too.
18 posted on 08/05/2013 3:36:15 PM PDT by Tail Gunner John
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To: dennisw

Breaking news! Black unarmed teen getting candy killed by racist white jew!


19 posted on 08/05/2013 3:36:52 PM PDT by DCBryan1 (No realli, moose bytes can be quite nasti!!)
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To: dennisw

.... and we’re moving on up!
(moving on up)
to the east side
(to the east side)
We finally found a piece of the pie.


20 posted on 08/05/2013 3:38:25 PM PDT by Alex in chains
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To: GeronL
I think the home-owners should all salt the ground and move out.

That's the next logical step. That "duty to retreat", writ large is when they pull up stakes and move to the suburbs to get away from it. Now, Obama has HUD working on keeping them from being able to do even that. No matter where you move to, it's going to follow you. Of course, "being followed" is justification to launch a pre-emptive attack - you're the right color.

21 posted on 08/05/2013 3:38:38 PM PDT by tacticalogic ("Oh, bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: GeronL
That should have read
"if you're the right color."
22 posted on 08/05/2013 3:40:47 PM PDT by tacticalogic ("Oh, bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: dennisw
Trayvon Martin's parents have settled a wrongful-death claim for an amount thought to be more than $1 million against the homeowners association of the Sanford subdivision where their teenage son was killed.

Next comes to the homeowners vote to raise the HOA dues of their fellow homeowners to cover this atrocity.

23 posted on 08/05/2013 3:42:02 PM PDT by Alex Murphy ("Thus, my opponent's argument falls.")
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To: dennisw
From what I understand about Fla's "stand your ground" law, wrongful death lawsuits can't be brought against the defendant unless formal charges are brought against him by law enforcement.

Thus the intense pressure to get the state gov. to appoint a prosecutor who would bring such charges against Zimmerman.

This whole F'n trial wasn't about "justice", it was about Crump and the justice brothers' cash payout that was sure to come regardless of the outcome of the trial.......

24 posted on 08/05/2013 3:42:44 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (')
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To: dennisw

The insurer’s were stupid to settle this before trial.

If we had a losers pay system, they would not be so hasty and neither would the race hustlers.


25 posted on 08/05/2013 3:42:50 PM PDT by Valpal1 (If the police can t solve a problem with brute force, they ll find a way to fix it with brute force)
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To: dennisw

Trayvon reaches from the grave and robs these people one more time.


26 posted on 08/05/2013 3:43:17 PM PDT by MeganC (A gun is like a parachute. If you need one, and don't have one, you'll never need one again.)
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To: Alex in chains

....Fish don’t fry in the kitchen,beans don’t burn on the grill...


27 posted on 08/05/2013 3:43:35 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (Causing trouble since 1976)
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To: dennisw

The settlement money will be used to establish the Trayvon Martin Memorial Scholarship Fund.


28 posted on 08/05/2013 3:45:08 PM PDT by Third Person (Welcome to Gaymerica.)
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To: Hotlanta Mike
And the lawyer will get at least 40% of that settlement...

...and the Cadillac dealer will get 10% of what's left.

29 posted on 08/05/2013 3:45:52 PM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: GeronL

HOA’s have insurance


30 posted on 08/05/2013 3:46:30 PM PDT by Average Al
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To: dennisw

I predict a hefty increase in the HOA assessment to cover the insurance premium increase.


31 posted on 08/05/2013 3:46:56 PM PDT by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" (Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: Average Al

and who pays that premium? the home owners.

They should revolt.


32 posted on 08/05/2013 3:47:32 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: Valpal1

I’m wondering if the insurance company can go after Crump, Martin and Fulton for fraud especially after the Kruidbos lawsuit disseminates large quantities of feces tagged with Trayvon’s name in all directions.

The parents knew Saint Trayvon was anything but.


33 posted on 08/05/2013 3:47:57 PM PDT by meatloaf
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To: Third Person
The settlement money will be used to establish the Trayvon Martin Memorial Scholarship Fund 'for black teenage thug wannabees doled out by Eric Holder to worthy aspirants who will serve the new black masters'.
34 posted on 08/05/2013 3:48:06 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: sten

That’s called turning a liability into an asset!


35 posted on 08/05/2013 3:49:41 PM PDT by TheDon (Inside Every Liberal is a Totalitarian Screaming to Get Out.)
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To: dennisw
Home schooling is the ONLY way to go.

Start with teaching your children the FACTS that liberals despise.

Its like "Holy Water" against these "life-sucking", "life-destroying" vampires.

First show them that
Then show your children these links:
That should be a good start , and that should drive those VILE teachers into insanity.
George Zimmerman should sue Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin for mental stress
since they're responsible for the juvenile criminal that beat him severely and threatened to kill him.
36 posted on 08/05/2013 3:50:09 PM PDT by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: dennisw

So it was all about the Benjamins after all? Color me stunned.

37 posted on 08/05/2013 3:50:40 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (If Obama Had A City It Would Look Like Detroit.)
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To: dennisw
Money for nuthin' and your Crips for free!

I want my, I want my EBT.

38 posted on 08/05/2013 3:51:02 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" is more than an Army Ranger credo it's the character of America.)
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To: JoeProBono

They had this problem that nobody wanted named Trayvon, and now he’s a gold mine!


39 posted on 08/05/2013 3:51:11 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: GeronL
Insurance...
40 posted on 08/05/2013 3:52:01 PM PDT by MileHi ( "It's coming down to patriots vs the politicians." - ovrtaxt)
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To: JoeProBono

http://www.johnspeedie.com/healy/justice.wav


41 posted on 08/05/2013 3:54:45 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Hotlanta Mike
And the lawyer will get at least 40% of that settlement...

The remainder will go towards crack and 40's.

42 posted on 08/05/2013 3:57:16 PM PDT by CarmichaelPatriot
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To: Yo-Yo

If the homeowners association had seen to it that the video cameras were working, there would have been no lawsuit and St. Trayvon’s parents wouldn’t have collected a dime. When the cop lied to Zimmerman and told them there was a tape of the incident, Zimmerman believed him and was relieved that he was in the clear.


43 posted on 08/05/2013 3:58:24 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: Hotlanta Mike
And the lawyer will get at least 40% of that settlement...

I'm not generally a fan of the lawyers in these tort cases, but in this one I'd rather they get the money than the sleazy parents. That leaves the parents $300k each, or $170k after taxes. That's still far more than their loser son was worth after they ignored him for 17 years, but at least it won't change their lives or last very long.

44 posted on 08/05/2013 3:58:57 PM PDT by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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To: dennisw

Eighteen months ago Trayvon was just another thieving teenage gangsta.

Now he’s a Saint and founder of a multi-million dollar enterprise.


45 posted on 08/05/2013 3:59:36 PM PDT by Iron Munro (They Old. That's Old School People. We In A New School, Our Generation)
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To: GeronL

There are separate association and individual homeowner policies. The HOA covers the structure, so that if a home or group of homes burns or otherwise have a failure, the development is not scarred with derelict buildings.

The insurer must have felt a million bucks was a “minimax” decision, basically limiting the maximum payout. Legal costs could have exceeded a million in a circus trial. I think they made the right decision.


46 posted on 08/05/2013 3:59:42 PM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Doing the same thing and expecting different results is called software engineering.)
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To: MeganC

“Trayvon reaches from the grave and robs these people one more time.”

He had to die to do it... at what temperature do Skittles melt? I know when tea boils.


47 posted on 08/05/2013 4:00:36 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: dennisw

This makes me sick to my stomach. Too bad they couldn’t have been better parents while Trayvon was alive, and they wouldn’t have to be extorting money now that he is dead. I hope George Zimmerman wins a multimillion dollar lawsuit against the lying media.


48 posted on 08/05/2013 4:00:58 PM PDT by pallis
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

“I think they made the right decision.”

They retreated instead of standing their ground.


49 posted on 08/05/2013 4:03:21 PM PDT by KrisKrinkle (Blessed be those who know the depth and breadth of their ignorance. Cursed be those who don't.)
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To: dennisw
The comments at the link are enjoyable
50 posted on 08/05/2013 4:06:56 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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