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#berkeley tragedy

# berkeley-tragedy - Friday 5 May, 2017

Survivors and families of Berkeley victims agree compensation with construction firms

The family of Ashley Donohoe, who died in the balcony collapse, released a statement through their lawyer today.

# berkeley-tragedy - Saturday 22 April, 2017

'If this balcony had been built as designed, this would not have happened'

California’s licencing board said that Segue Construction failed to follow building plans during construction.

# berkeley-tragedy - Thursday 1 September, 2016

California Senate unanimously passes construction reform bill after Berkeley tragedy

The bill hopes to ensure greater oversight and improve building standards by identifying “bad actors” in the industry.

# berkeley-tragedy - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

No criminal charges will be brought over Berkeley balcony collapse

“There is a deep desire for this case to act as a lesson for other builders and avoid a tragedy like this from happening again.”

# berkeley-tragedy - Friday 13 November, 2015

Families of Irish students killed in Berkeley balcony collapse to sue over negligence

Previous tenants reported seeing mushrooms growing but management didn’t close the structure off, the lawsuit claims.