Member Directory

$14M settlement for 2 teens electrocuted while rescuing dog

two frames, one of a teenage boy with his mom and dad, and one of a rural wooded area

The families of two Northern California teenagers electrocuted while trying to rescue a dog from an irrigation canal will each receive $7 million, attorneys for the families said Friday.

Jacob Schneider and Jacob Hourmouzus, both 17, were killed in April after they jumped into a rural canal near an orchard in Dixon, California. Hourmouzus' mother, Candy Carrillo, said at the time that they grabbed the metal railing of a walking bridge over the canal, not realizing it had become electrified.

Buccola said Schneider’s parents will use the settlement money to aid students at Dixon High School. Their son would have graduated from the school in June.

Read the source article at usnews.com

Contact Us Today

Read More Legal News

The National Trial Lawyers White Logo for Footer
© Copyright 2022, All Rights Reserved | National Trial Lawyers
linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram