Families seek damages stemming deadly Washington state mudslide

Reuters: Ten families who lost relatives in a Washington state landslide in March have filed a wrongful death lawsuit alleging state and local officials were aware the area was at risk for a disaster but did nothing to prevent it, an attorney said on Monday. Forty-three people were killed when a rain-soaked hillside on the north fork of the Stillaguamish River collapsed on March 22, sending a deluge of mud and debris down on a rural community on the outskirts of Oso in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains.......

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