Miscellaneous - Policy Limits Bench Trial Verdict For Wrongful Death of Man Scared To Death On Airport Runway
The client's husband died when his oxygen delivery system failed on a Las Vegas Airport runway. Because his ticket was purchased with a Mastercard, there was a $200,000 accidental death policy paid to a traveler dying on a common carrier without preexisting illness. Decedent was 80 years old and had heart disease. Alvin Wolff proved to the court that the shock of the oxygen system failure caused an adreneline rush that caused corornary plaque to fracuture causing a clot and subsequent death.