Published: Mar 29, 2012 11:15 PM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A man and a boy who suffered brain damage due to government negligence and the parents of a slain police informant will be compensated through legislation signed by Gov. Rick Scott.
    
He signed the three high-profile bills into law on Thursday.
    
One would require Lee County's public hospital system to pay $15 million to 14-year-old Aaron Edwards. Mistakes made at his birth left him confined to a wheelchair and unable to speak.
    
Another bill calls for an insurance company to pay $10.75 million to Eric Brody. He was left in a similar condition when a speeding Broward County Sheriff's deputy who was late for work rammed into his car.
    
The third lets the city of Tallahassee pay  Rachel Hoffman's parents $2.4 million. She was murdered during a botched drug sting.

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