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O'Donnell Park

Mar 27, 2015

O’Donnell Park debate raises legal questions

As Milwaukee County supervisors wrangle over the fate of O'Donnell Park, the debate has raised a number of important legal questions.

Aug 19, 2014

Former sergeant loses appeal in O’Donnell Park case

A former Milwaukee County jail sergeant who claimed Sheriff David Clarke gave him a profane tongue-lashing after he complained about working at the O’Donnell Park scene in 2010 lost his appeal Monday.

Nov 25, 2013

Contractor’s insurers argue against coverage in O’Donnell case

It could be months before Advance Cast Stone Co. knows exactly how much money it will have to pay following a jury’s decision Thursday to award millions of dollars to the families of those injured and killed at O’Donnell Park parking garage.

Nov 21, 2013

Construction co. found negligent in O’Donnell Park facade failure

A jury Thursday found Advance Cast Stone Co. negligent in the death of one person and injuries to others in the 2010 partial façade collapse of the O’Donnell Park parking garage in Milwaukee.

Nov 20, 2013

Deliberations continue in O’Donnell lawsuit

A jury deliberated Wednesday on whether to hold Advance Cast Stone Co. and others liable for a death and multiple injuries caused by the 2010 O’Donnell Park parking structure partial facade collapse in Milwaukee.

Nov 19, 2013

Attorneys seek millions as O’Donnell lawsuit draws to a close

A monthlong trial in a wrongful death lawsuit stemming from the 2010 façade failure at the O’Donnell Park parking garage neared an end Tuesday afternoon with attorneys delivering closing arguments.

Oct 16, 2013

Attorneys center blame on contractor in O’Donnell Park trial (UPDATE)

Trial attorneys debating blame Wednesday for the June 2010 death of a teenager at the O’Donnell Park parking garage near Milwaukee’s lakefront pointed fingers at Advance Cast Stone Co., which built the structure about 20 years ago.

Oct 14, 2013

Trial in fatal parking structure failure begins

A trial to determine who was at fault when part of a parking garage gave way and killed a teenager begins Monday in Milwaukee County.

Jan 18, 2012

Milwaukee County preparing possible O’Donnell lawsuits

A Milwaukee County Board could consider hiring a local law firm to represent the county in preparation of a potential lawsuit against companies involved in construction and maintenance of the O’Donnell Park parking garage.

Aug 3, 2011

Trial date set in O’Donnell Park lawsuit (UPDATE)

A Milwaukee County judge on Wednesday set a trial date in the O'Donnell Park lawsuit in which 15-year-old Jared Kellner was killed when he was crushed by a piece of falling facade.

Jun 28, 2011

New lawsuits likely after O’Donnell reopening (UPDATE)

Lawsuits against Milwaukee and Milwaukee County loomed Tuesday as officials announced the reopening of the O'Donnell Park parking garage on Lincoln Memorial Drive.

Jan 31, 2011

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