A New York woman is suing her 12-year-old nephew who accidentally broke her wrist while greeting her at his eighth birthday party.
Jennifer Connell is seeking $127,000 from Sean Tarala of Westport, Connecticut, after the youngster jumped into her arms when she arrived at his party on March 18, 2011.
Connell – a 54-year-old human resources manager – described her nephew in court as ‘very loving’ and ‘sensitive’ towards her, but told Judge Edward Stodolink that the youngster should be held accountable for his behavior.
According to the Connecticut Post, Sean looked ‘confused’ as he sat in the Superior Court in Bridgeport alongside his father Michael.
The boy’s mother, Lisa, died last year.
The court heard that Sean had just received a red bicycle for his birthday and was riding it when Connell arrived at the home in Westport.
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