Co. Pays Millions In Fatal Big Dig Collapse

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The family of the Jamaica Plain woman killed in the 2006 Big Dig ceiling panel collapse says it's satisfied with the decision that the only firm criminally charged in the case will pay a $16 million fine.

The state will then drop the manslaughter charge against Powers Fasteners, which supplied the epoxy that failed in the collapse.

WBUR's Fred Thys reports.

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