MONEY FOR VICTIMS Victims Of Spring Valley Flooding Receive Compensation
Reported by: Dan Matics
Web Producer: Dan Matics
Reported: Jan. 31, 2013 9:20 PM EST
Updated: Feb. 1, 2013 1:49 PM EST
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, Wayne County
, West Virginia
Victims of flooding in the Spring Valley area of Wayne County will receive compensation from the City of Huntington after a rain storm in May of 2011.
According to news release from attorneys, a jury in Wayne County Circuit Court found the City of Huntington negligent in maintaining a storm drain system, which is said to have backed up creating flooding problems.
18 families who resided in the area have received damage compensation of nearly $1 million.
Mary Adkins received damage to her home and car during the May 2011 flooding,
"I'm happy to get what we deserve," Adkins said. "We're all happy."
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