Abuse victim awarded $300,000 in damages

Monday, September 8, 2008 | 8:15 p.m. CDT; updated 2:45 p.m. CST, Thursday, December 11, 2008

COLUMBIA — In what may be the largest award for a case of its kind in Boone County history, a Columbia woman has been awarded more than $300,000 for damages related to prolonged sexual abuse.