By Dana Littlefield, Staff Writer
November 20, 2005
Two sisters who sued a Coronado man convicted in 1999 of molesting them when they were children have been awarded more than $1.7 million for emotional distress suffered as a result of the abuse. Howard Eugene Everett III, 64, was ordered to pay the women – now 22 and 18 – for past and future medical expenses, pain and suffering. A San Diego Superior Court jury awarded the older sister more than $953,000 and the younger sister more than $826,000. Included in each award was $150,000 in punitive damages.