Edward Romig v. James Sutton, et al.: The Town of Greenwich has agreed to pay $1.4 million to the family of a 22- year-old who was killed in his apartment during a fire in December 2000.
The case had been pending for more than six years and a settlement between the town and the family’s lawyers did not occur until a day after jury selection began in mid-May.
According to one of the family’s lawyers, Peter Mason Dreyer, of Silver, Golub & Teitell in Stamford, a fire broke out between 7 and 8 a.m. on Dec. 9, 2000 inside the Greenwich apartment of William DeWitt Romig.
Dreyer said that another