Parents Seek Punitive Damages For Staples Center Death

Law360, Los Angeles (June 27, 2014, 8:58 PM EDT) -- The parents of a two-year-old boy who fell from a Staples Center luxury box added a request for punitive damages to their wrongful death lawsuit against an Anschutz Entertainment Group Inc. subsidiary that owns and operates the arena Friday, months after an appeals panel revived the case.

During a hearing in Los Angeles, the plaintiffs' motion to file a fourth amended complaint went unopposed, though the defendants indicated they would file a motion to strike the request for punitive damages. The latest complaint includes claims of wrongful death, negligent infliction of emotional distress, unlawful business practices and a survivor cause of...

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