Woman sues over broken engagement and wins

July 24, 2008 3:49:02 PM PDT
In Georgia, a jury has awarded a woman $150,000 from the man who dumped her. Rosemary Shell gave up her $80,000 a year job in Florida for one that pays $50,000 less to join her fiance. But Wayne Gibbs changed his mind and called off the wedding.

The jury of six men and six women agreed that he broke a contract with her and should pay.

Shell called it the most difficult thing she's ever had to do.

"Financially, he destroyed me in just a lot of ways, and people shouldn't be allowed to do that. Hopefully, he'll think twice before he does it to someone else," she said.

Shell said she does not plan on celebrating just yet. She's making sure there's no appeal.


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