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Woman Injured In Car Wash Nets $80,000

Jury says driver with crushed foot was 50 percent responsible for injury

, The Connecticut Law Tribune

ibHeidi Laudenat v. Autec Inc.:/b/i A social worker whose foot got crushed in a drive-through car wash was recently awarded $80,000. On July 17, 2004, Heidi Laudenat, a young woman in her 20s, went to Sparkle Car Wash in Waterford, an enterprise owned by Warrant Equities. According to her lawyer, Robert I. Reardon Jr., of the Reardon Law Firm in New London, Laudenat drove into the car wash, put her Jeep Liberty in park and remained in the vehicle as the machinery began to tug the SUV forward.

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