Inmate Dies from Stroke

http://stltoday.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/st-louis-county-inmate-who-died-dec-suffered-a-stroke/article_506efaa9-aee1-5be4-a0ca-37bb78ae2365.html

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Lawyers will look into the reason for medical treatment delay and what jail personnel are required to do for inmates for who are ill. The law also protects inmates. Family of the inmate may seek civil money damages for wrongful death claim.

St Louis Churches pay down Medical Debt

http://stltoday.com/news/local/metro/st-louis-churches-buy-up-million-in-medical-debt-then/article_cb5202e1-19ae-5cdb-aa4a-4359d17b5db2.html

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For anyone who has faced a chronic illness, whether it be from a work injury or disability, medical bills are a big deal.

Be sure to read this story. Churches in the St Louis are bought up the debt of those in poverty and forgave it.

Giant piece of Aluminum crushes Girl  

http://pantagraph.com/news/state-and-regional/girl-dies-after-massive-aluminum-piece-falls-from-flatbed-on/article_cd2f4094-efc3-50e8-a032-24055daae6a8.html

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Horrible event. The law really has no way to make this family whole. Money damages and possible punitive damages. Pales in light of family’s devastation.