2nd Wrongful Death Suit Filed In Philly Building Collapse

Law360, Philadelphia (September 13, 2013, 1:47 PM EDT) -- The second wrongful death suit stemming from June’s tragic Philadelphia building collapse arrived in Pennsylvania state court on Friday, launched by a son of a deceased mother of eight who hailed from Sierra Leone.

Aiah Gbessay, the son of Roseline Conteh — who was shopping in the Salvation Army when an adjacent building undergoing demolition collapsed and buried the store — is suing the Salvation Army, the owner of the collapsed building, the contractor handling the demolition and the architect who expedited the demolition permits, among...
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