Jury awards $25 million to mother of former Illini linebacker Jerry Brown


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Jurors in Dallas ruled that Jerry Brown Jr.'s death in the 2012 accident was the fault of both his friend and teammate, Josh Brent, and a now-defunct nightclub, Beamers. Both Brent and the club with its management company were ordered to pay 48 percent of the judgment.
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Hard to say if the family will ever see any of that money. Josh Brent had no attorney representing him & only appeared in the courtroom when the judge said he would have him arrested if he didnt show up. The club closed down some time ago & owners are probably in bankruptcy. The family had asked for 92 million.
Brent has a job with the Cowboys and will probably have his wages garnished.

I hope he tries a little everyday to make up for what he did to his friend. I also hope he is and stays clean and sober.