After a jury concluded that two New Jersey agencies took too long to respond to a multi-car pileup, a woman who lost her leg in the car accident was awarded almost $9 million.
When 19-year-old Sara Dubinen was critically injured in a 2007 car accident, emergency personnel were unable to locate her parents for 90 minutes. By the time they arrived at the hospital, Sara had slipped into a coma. She died the next morning without regaining consciousness. Sara's parents were not able to say goodbye to their daughter.