Building collapse lawsuits seek to get answers, assign blame

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Legal action is already underway in the deadly Florida building collapse, even before rescuers have finished searching for victims. At least six lawsuits have been filed and a state attorney plans to ask a grand jury to investigate. As of Tuesday, 36 people have been confirmed dead and more than 100 are thought to still be missing. Chapman University law professor Denis Binder studies widescale disasters. He says they increasingly lead to criminal negligence charges. Binder believes the harrowing images people see in real time through the news media feed a need to assess blame.

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