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Manus family members respond to video footage

Manus family members respond to video footage

Felix L. Manus’ family members have seen the newly released surveillance video footage that shows Manus at the Erie County work-release center on May 30. At a news conference on Monday, they shared their views on the footage for the first time.

GoErie.com - Our view: Manus death probe lacks transparency

GoErie.com - Our view: Manus death probe lacks transparency

Felix Manus’ death after suffering an asthma attack while in the care and custody of Erie County Prison officials begs for answers. But so far, Erie County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper’s administration is barely talking.

Insurance Coverage: Limited Tort versus Full Tort

Insurance Coverage: Limited Tort versus Full Tort

Most automobile owners understand that they are required by law to purchase some type of insurance to help cover any accidents that they cause. What drivers may not understand, however, is that the type of insurance they purchase may limit the amount they can recover in a lawsuit over an accident - even if it was caused by someone else!

Suing the King - Sovereign Immunity and its Exceptions

Suing the King - Sovereign Immunity and its Exceptions

In old England, while the system of law we still use today was being developed, kings realized that the courts they were setting up might leave them vulnerable to being sued by their own subjects. In response, the principle of sovereign immunity was developed and enshrined as law: you cannot sue the king.