School Shootings and Security

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2018/08/20/santa-fe-high-texas-school-shooting-back-school/1030660002/

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Schools may be sued for failure to provide adequate security. Issues include compliance with policies and what is considered to be standard safety measures. Expect to see more lawsuits for failure to protect students in shootings.

$100 Million lawsuit filed in Duck boat drownings

https://www.stltoday.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/million-lawsuit-filed-in-fatal-sinking-of-duck-boat-on/article_d863f935-b4b2-56d6-9176-bada5f1bff68.html#tracking-source=home-top-story

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Did not take long for this lawsuit to be filed. There is a history of problems with these type of boats and it resulted in a large number of deaths.

Boy Injured during Camping Trip gets $47.5 Million Settlement

http://www.sj-r.com/zz/news/20180627/boy-who-lost-leg-during-camping-trip-gets-475-million-settlement

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This case involved multiple defendants whose insurance companies paid out a large sum of money for severe injuries to a young person. The insurance companies took the case to the Appellate Court to try to get it dismissed, and finally settled.