Lawsuit filed by victims of 2019 Grand Forks balcony collapse

Source:, February 21, 2020
By: Hannah Shirley

When a balcony at a Grand Forks apartment building collapsed in June, it sent five people plummeting four stories to the sidewalk below. Now, four of those people have filed a personal injury lawsuit against the building’s owners as well as multiple contractor and architectural companies.

Steven Thompson, Amanda Seim, Elijah Hylden and Paul Anderson each filed separate lawsuits with the Grand Forks County District Court on Wednesday, Feb. 19. Each suit requests payment of $50,000 to cover economic and non-economic damages incurred in the balcony collapse. Read more.

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