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Philly Not Liable for Fire Deaths

The City of Philadelphia will not have to pay damages to the estates of three people who died in a fire in 2018, according to a US Third Circuit of Appeals ruling handed down today. While the facts may have made for a rather compelling case, in the end the law was on the city’s side.

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Fire Victims Sue City Over Denial of Re-Entry

The victims of a house fire are suing Reno, Texas claiming that they were wrongfully barred from re-entering their home after the fire. John and Stephanie Toppings sued the City of Reno and Police Chief Matt Birch claiming an unconstitutional seizure.

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