City Says Workers' Comp Ends $50M Ship Fire Death Suit

By Carla Baranauckas (April 30, 2024, 6:00 PM EDT) -- The city of Newark, New Jersey, is seeking to toss a $50 million wrongful death lawsuit brought by the families of two firefighters who died in July aboard a burning cargo ship, arguing that accidents that occur in the course of employment are matters to be resolved through the workers' compensation process, not the federal courts....

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