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Albany Prevails In Suit Over Demolition of Building After Fire

The US District Court for the Northern District of NY has concluded that the Albany Fire Department and the City were within their rights to order the demolition of a vacant rowhouse after it was badly damaged in a 2011 fire. The suit filed by the building’s owners accused the city of depriving them of their property without due process.

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Connecticut Fatal Fire Spoliation Suit Settled

A lawsuit against the city of Stamford stemming from a fire that killed five members of a family on Christmas morning in 2011, has been settled on the eve of trial. The fire killed Lomer and Pauline Johnson, as well as their three granddaughters. The girls’ mother, Madonna Badger and Michael Borcina, barely escaped the blaze.

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