Settlement issued to former Kimball family

 

Dawn Fossand

The exposed mechanisms of a coin operated washing machine at a local laundromat caused injury to a young child in 2014. The family, now living in Minnesota, was awarded a settlement for the accident.

Mathew and Waneta Scott, formally of Kimball, received a $185,000 insurance settlement from a local business, following a claim filed in Woods County, Minn. District Court.

The claim stated the business, which was up for sale at that time, was liable for a January 22, 2014 accident involving the couple's then two-year-old son, who suffered a partial amputation of his thumb and three fingers.

Owners of the Suds & Mugs at the Wooden Tub laundromat, K&N Partners of Kimball, failed to install an inexpensive and effective guard on the back of its coin-operated washing machines, according to...



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