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Defense witnesses deny negligence in Forh’s death

Jonathan Grigsby/Benjamin S. Taingay
 Temple of Justice (Home of Liberia's Judicial System)
Temple of Justice (Home of Liberia's Judicial System)

MONROVIA, LIBERIA-Defense witnesses in the US$25 million John F. Kennedy (JFK) Hospital action of damage case has denied committing any act of negligence in Nakita Forh’s death.

Nakita was the daughter of Montserrado County Representative, Edward Forh.

The JFK Hospital and ten of its employees are on trial for alleged negligence that resulted to the death of Nakita Forh.

In a 26-count complaint, filed at the Civil Law Court in Monrovia, Representative Forh is asking the court to grant him 10 million United States Dollars for general damages.

Representative Forh is also asking the court to grant him additional damages, including 5 million United States Dollars for punitive damages, 5 million dollars for compensatory damages and 5 million dollars for consequential damages.

One of the Witnesses, Mary Nyanquoi, denied any knowledge of all that took place in September last year concerning Nakita Forh’s death.

Witness Nyanquoi told the court that she was informed about the incident on the following day, when the Ebola response unit had arrived at the hospital to conduct investigation on the lifeless body of Nakita, lying then on the ground.

 

 


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