DailyKenn.com — 83-year-old Betty Thomas was brutally murdered in her home by cable guy, Roy Holden Jr.
Jurors awarded Thomas's family $375 million in compensatory damages and $7 billion in punitive damages for negligence.
According to fox4news.com, "Lawyers for Thomas’ family said the cable company failed to properly screen Holden and had been warned about his troubling behavior before the murder."
Holden worked in Thomas's Irving, Texas home and returned the next day to kill her, the report said. She was fatally stabbed.