Parents file lawsuit over Berkeley balcony tragedy

Plaintiffs want to bring to light 'carelessness and negligence'

13th November, 2015

The parents of six students killed in the Berkeley balcony collapse in June and seven injured students have begun lawsuits in California.

The cases are being taken against 35 defendants and are seeking punitive damages against property and construction-related firms associated with the apartment block. American lawyers

These include the apartment's owners BlackRock, builders Segue Construction and manager Greystar. A criminal investigation is underway into the case.

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Currency

What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Share this post

Related Stories

Pearse Flynn: Ireland has never made capital of its abundant natural resource off the coast

Energy Pearse Flynn 4 hours ago

Susan O’Keeffe: Boosters and regulations our only option

Aidan Regan: A tale of one city and a two-tier economy operating beneath it

Economics Aidan Regan 4 days ago

Bannon could embrace ‘martyr’ role as he defies House subpoena

US Marion McKeone 4 days ago