Woman files $100,000+ lawsuit against 12-year-old nephew over hug that she claims broke her wrist

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February 07 2021 05:30 pm
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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- A 54-year-old New York City woman is reportedly suing her own young nephew for greeting her too roughly and breaking her wrist, according to The New York Daily News report.

Jennifer Connell says her life has been ‘very difficult’ since that day in March 2011, when she was at her nephew's eighth birthday party.

According to The NY Daily News, Connell had just arrived at her nephew Sean Tarala’s birthday party  when the 50-pound boy ran and jumped into her arms. The pair fell to the ground and Connell says she broke her wrist.

The paper says Connell is seeking $127,000 in damages. She told the paper that she loves her nephew but thinks he should be held accountable. She claims she has trouble holding a plate because of the ongoing damage to her wrist, according to CBS' report.

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