June 1, 1989 |
A quadriplegic Arizona woman was awarded $13.3 million by a Fresno County Superior Court jury for disabling injuries she suffered in a 1985 bicycle accident in Yosemite National Park. The award was one of the highest on record in California for a personal injury, said an attorney for Mary Hall, 44, who now lives in a special-care facility in Northridge. Hall was an undergraduate student at the University of Arizona at the time of the accident. Last week's judgment was entered against the Yosemite Park and Curry Co., which operates concessions in the park and rented Hall the bicycle.