And those are just the compensatory damages. There are still punitive damages to discuss! As Spicoli would say, “Righteous bucks!”

but …

How much will the victims actually receive? A jury declaration is not an instant winner like a lottery ticket. In order to hide and shelter his money, Jones will try every legal trick and probably every illegal flim-flam known to man. Even if the families eventually get a big chunk of money, it will be in the future, after Jones responds with years of delaying actions.

Here’s betting that Jones’s lawyers end up getting more than the victims.