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Rand Paul awarded over $580,000 in lawsuit against neighbor who assaulted him

Jan 31, 2019 - CNN

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul has been awarded more than $580,000 in a lawsuit against a neighbor who attacked him in fall 2017.

A jury on Wednesday evening awarded Paul $7,834.82 in medical damages, $200,000 for pain and suffering, and $375,000 for punitive damages, according to CNN affiliate WBKO.

Paul was attacked at his home in Bowling Green, Kentucky, by his neighbor Rene Boucher, an anesthesiologist and former colleague of Paul's, on November 3, 2017, that left t...