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Troy to pay $1.3 million to woman who trespassed at former Leonard Hospital

October 04, 2019 08:15 PM

The city of Troy will pay $1.3 million to a woman who was injured while trespassing on city-owned property.

According to the Times Union, 20-year-old Victoria Brothers fell off a ledge at the former Leonard Hospital while watching fireworks in 2016.

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The City Council approved the settlement Thursday night, after Corporation Counsel James Caruso told them going to trial could cost up to $5 million.

This is the second time someone has been injured while trespassing at the former hospital, which closed 20 years ago and is now scheduled for demolition.

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