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Judge OKs $1.1 million settlement in asthma death

Judge OKs $1.1 million settlement in asthma death

A federal judge on Monday approved the $1.1 million settlement between Erie County and the family of a work-release inmate who died after suffering an asthma attack during a shift in May 2018.

Erie County to pay $1.1 million in asthma death case

Erie County to pay $1.1 million in asthma death case

A $1.1 million settlement will end the legal fight between Erie County and the family of a work-release inmate who died in May 2018 after suffering an asthma attack while in the county’s custody.

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!