Three more lawsuits filed, total now six

Building collapse at 22nd and Market streets. in Philadelphia. Credit: Metro
Building collapse at 22nd and Market streets. in Philadelphia. Credit: Metro

Three more survivors of Wednesday’s building collapse have filed lawsuits, which brings the total to six.

Robert Mongeluzzi’s law firm, which represents survivor Nadine White, 54, also filed suits on behalf of survivors Felicia Hill, 36, Rosemary Kreutzberg, 66 and Rodney Geddis, 21. They join suits the firm already filed on behalf of Jennifer Reynolds, 27, Bernie Ditomo, 61, and White.

Attorney Jonathan Cohen also filed a lawsuit, on behalf of Linda Bell, who was shopping in the Salvation Army thrift store when the building collapsed.

The building owner, Richard Basciano, and his company STB Investments Corp. are listed as defendants, as is Griffin Campbell and his construction firm Griffin Campbell. Equipment operator Sean Benschop and S&R Contracting, Inc., of Philadelphia, which subcontracted the demolition to Campbell, were also named in the new fillings.


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