Woman struck by Central Park tree plans multi-million dollar lawsuit

NEW YORK - The woman critically injured by a falling tree in Central Park has plans to sue to city.

An attorney for Anne Goldman says she and her family will hand in notices of claim today against the city and the Central Park Conservancy.

On the morning of August 15, Goldman was walking with her three children on the Park's West Drive near 62nd street.

That's when a tree fell and hit the family, injuring Goldman's back and giving her kids minor head injuries.

The New York Post says Goldman claims she may never walk again.

She's reportedly seeking $200 million in damages.

The Central Park Conservancy says the tree's root system had decayed, and had been inspected every year for the past six years.

 

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