The bulk of the restitution money — nearly $3.4 million — will go to insurance companies. The claims for those without insurance totaled more than $332,000, while those who incurred costs above what their insurance covered came out to $4,900.
Defense attorneys said the Malboeufs don't have much but they would pay whatever the court ordered them to. David Malboeuf works for the state prison system but is planning to quit soon to go back to school, his attorney, Stephen Glazer said. Caleb Malboeuf owns a construction business.
"If there's potential for taking care of some of the uninsured losses by his labor, sweat and materials, I think he'll be able to do that," said his attorney, David Derickson.
Schneider said the victims identified in the criminal case aren't clamoring for money and no one expects that they will receive their share overnight.
"They recognize at the end of the day there's no loss of life, and property, as precious as it is, still doesn't trump life," he said.