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February 14, 2018

Iowa landlord ordered to pay $6M in worker's death

By RYAN J. FOLEY
Associated Press

IOWA CITY, Iowa — A prominent Iowa City landlord was ordered to pay $5.6 million in damages Tuesday after jurors held him responsible for the 2014 death of a maintenance worker.

A jury ruled that Jeffrey Clark, manager of Apartments Downtown, Inc., was “grossly negligent” in the death of 40-year-old Bronson Ganka, who fell from a ladder while working on one of Clark's properties.


 
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