The judgement is an important step towards achieving justice for the family...
Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 11, 2012
The Dallas Texas district court on October 9th, 2012 announced a judgement of $100 million dollars in the wrongful death case of Melissa Ann Affatato while working as an exotic dancer in favor of the plaintiffs. District court Cause No. DC-11-09938, details the extraordinary win for attorney Don Worley of http://www.McDonaldWorley.com, legal representative for the plaintiffs.
The awarded damages against the defendant included:
- $30,000,000 for pain and suffering
- $30,000,000 for mental anguish
- $10,000,000 for loss of Companionship and Society in the past
- $10,000,000 for loss of Companionship and Society in the future
- $10,000,000 for mental anguish in the future
"This judgement represents the courts recognition of the heinous incident, and the acknowledgement of the tragedy resulting from the defendants actions," stated lawyer Don Worley with the winning firm.
Following the consideration of evidence presented and arguments to the Dallas County 160th Judicial District Court, the court findings reveal Michael Paul Lucking had met Melissa Ann Affatato in Atlanta before moving to Dallas, Texas where he brutally strangled and shot Ms. Affatato, leaving her to die.
Don Worley, served as attorney for the plaintiffs, Penny L. Attard, administratix of the estate of Melissa Ann Affatato and Michael Anthony Affatato, the victims father.
"Money rendered cannot restore a lost daughter to her father, but the judgement is an important step towards achieving justice for the family." added Mr. Worley.
Based in Houston, firm represents injured clients nationwide in the fight for justice. People who have been injured or surviving family members of wrongful death who feel they have a lawsuit claim, can get a free legal case review by visiting: http://mcdonaldworley.com/legal-case-review/