EI Vice President Gloria J. Hurdle testified in Federal District Court concerning damages in Beatrice Girdler, et al. v. United States of America.

On behalf of the defendant, the United States. Dr. Hurdle estimated the value of lost household services to the plaintiffs derived from a fall near the Smithsonian Institution’s National Air & Space Museum.  The Court concluded that the plaintiffs had failed to sustain their burden of proof and judgment was entered for the defendant.