Attorneys who made opening statements Feb. 3 in the damages portion of the Center City Philadelphia building collapse case had the Salvation Army clearly in their sights as they talked for the first time about the aftermath of the deadly 2013 building collapse.
Reviewing 15 weeks of trial testimony in just four hours, a Philadelphia jury on Tuesday found that all five defendants, including the Salvation Army, bore responsibility for the 2013 building collapse that crushed the charity’s thrift store in Center City, resulting in the deaths of seven people. Word that the jury had a verdict, announced in City … more »
The ranking Salvation Army officer linking its New York state headquarters to its Philadelphia operations told a Common Pleas Court jury Friday that the charity bore no responsibility for those killed and injured in the 2013 demolition collapse that crushed its Center City thrift store. In often-heated exchanges with plaintiffs’ lawyers in the trial of … more »
Only two people were criminally charged, convicted, and sentenced for causing the deadly 2013 collapse that crushed the Salvation Army thrift store in Center City. On Monday, lawyers for the six people killed and 13 injured on June 5, 2013, told a Philadelphia jury they would prove that a wealthy New York property owner and … more »