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Injured Indo-Canadian Wedding Guests Sue Collapsed Deck Home Owner, The Builder And City Of Langley

More than a dozen guests at an Indo-Canadian wedding who were injured when a deck collapsed during a wedding party in Langley in April have filed lawsuits seeking damages.

LANGLEY – Injured Indo-Canadian wedding guests have filed a lawsuit seeking damages from the owner of the home, a construction company and the Township of Langley after a deck collapsed, injuring over dozen people.

Seventeen notices of civil claim have been filed so far in the Vancouver registry of the B.C. Supreme Court in connection with the incident, which happened at a home in the 5800-block of 268th Street on April 19, reported the Vancouver Sun.

At the time, police reported that dozens of people were injured when the second-storey deck collapsed during a party being attended by more than 100 people. One neighbour reported hearing a “deafening boom” as the deck came down.

One of the lawsuits, which was filed in September, says that on Aug. 18, 2018, a rental agreement was formed between Amaroo Estate, a landlord that carries on a business providing executive-style furnished accommodations, and a tenant for the use and occupancy of the premises between April 16 and 23.

The plaintiffs say the accident was caused by the negligence of the defendant landlord and several

No response has been filed to the lawsuits, which contain allegations that have not been tested in court. The defendants could not be reached.

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