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Falling Bricks from Old Building Lead to $6 Million Settlement

building negligence leads to $6 million settlementWhen special education teacher Allison Friedman stopped into a Philadelphia Lululemon Athletica location to buy a gift, she never thought the errand would have life-changing consequences. Unfortunately, years of neglect had caught up with the adjoining building and it was during Friedman’s visit to the neighboring store that the building finally gave way.

Without warning for the shoppers or employees in the store, part of the wall from the building broke ...

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8 Reported Hurt in Explosion of South Philadelphia Row Home

Nearly 2 months after the deadly building collapse at 22nd and Market, an explosion in South Philadelphia has left 8 injured while destroying 3 row homes.

According to an NBC report, police said an explosion was reported shortly after 11 a.m. on July 29, 2013 in the 400 block of Daly Street in the Whitman neighborhood of South Philadelphia. As a result of the explosion, the houses on either side of the destroyed home are badly damaged, with ...

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