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Palm Beach Gardens woman, daughters win $8.4 million verdict in 2006 wrongful death case

December 10, 2010

Staff Report

A Palm Beach Gardens woman and her adult daughters won an $8.4 million verdict Thursday when a jury found a driver negligent in a 2006 crash that killed their husband and father.

The jury found James Harvey, an environmental consultant and lobbyist, responsible for the accident that caused the death of John Potts, 51. Harvey collided with Potts, who was on a motorcycle, at Jog Road and Beeline Highway.

Harvey was supposed to yield for a flashing red light, according to the attorney who represented Potts and her daughters. Harvey's attorney declined comment.

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