"I obviously wish that Hunter was not underwater for six minutes. Of course I wish that."--Kelli Salyer, of Just People Inc., an organization for mentally disabled adults, when questioned about why her facility's pool was unsupervised during a pool party in which Hunter Fellers died.
Periodically CVN will delve into the crucial moments of key trials, highlighting the turning points that helped swing the verdict in each case.
The trial: Mary Fellers v. Just People Inc.
The turning point: A security video showing Hunter Fellers, a mentally disabled adult who suffered from seizures, underwater for six minutes at an unsupervised pool party organized by Just People Inc., an organization that assists people with mental disabilities.
The result: A $2.022 million verdict for the plaintiff, Mary Fellers.