Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- A lawsuit against Duluth has resulted in a St. Louis County jury awarding a Georgia family over $11,000 dollars for burns their toddler's suffered from a Canal Park manhole cover.
The family was awarded $10,000 for past pain, disability and emotional distress, as well as $1,354 for past medical expenses.
The suit filed in February 2013 against the Duluth Steam Cooperative Association was over claims by a Georgia couple, Megan and Troy Brown.
The couple said their 2-year-old son, Jacob suffered 2nd degree burns to his leg when he fell on a manhole cover at the intersection of Lake Ave. S and Railroad Str. on August 26, 2011. The couple was seeking more than $50,000 in damages.