Senator Rand Paul, was awarded $580,000 in damages stemming from a lawsuit from a 2017 attack by his neighbor.
According to WBKO, Paul was awarded by a jury $7843.82 for medical damages, $200,000 to cover pain and suffering, and a whopping $375,000 for punitive damages.
Senator Rand Paul
“We’ve got to get the message out here that violence isn’t the way to resolve our differences.”
Rene Boucher, Paul’s neighbor, physically assaulted the Kentucky Senator on November 3, 2017. The attack left Rand Paul with bruised lungs and 6 broken ribs. Boucher was sentence to 30 days jail time for his assault of the Kentucky Senator.