WEST PALM BEACH, FL--More than 3 years ago Randy Samuels was sentenced to "life plus 120 years" for the attempted murder of ex-wife Heather Grossman.
The attack left her a quadriplegic.
A judge ordered Samuels to pay Heather more than $343,000 in restitution, and a $1,000,000 life insurance policy.
She is fighting for the money owed to her in a case playing out in a Palm Beach County courtroom.
Grossman testified via satellite from where she now lives in Phoenix- that she has not received a dime from her ex-husband.
In court Friday Heather testified she needs that money for around-the-clock care.
"I would be put in a nursing home and nursing homes are not capable of taking care of somebody in my physical situation. I would die," Heather testified.
Heather and her second husband John Grossman were driving to lunch in Boca Raton when they were shot while their car was stopped at a stop light.
Investigators maintained all along that Samuels orchestrated the drive-by, and paid four men up to $25,000 to kill Heather.
At the time of the shooting prosecutors say Samuels owed thousands of dollars in child support and had been in the middle of a three year custody fight over the children.
Samuels remains in prison in North Florida.
The hearing will continue Monday.
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