Families in high school shooting settle lawsuit for $18M
July 30, 2017
SEATTLE (AP) — The families of five Washington state high school students fatally shot in a high school cafeteria in 2014 have settled a lawsuit against the schools district's insurance company for $18 million.
The Seattle Times reports (https://goo.gl/Bm4J1c ) attorney Lincoln Beauregard, who represented the plaintiffs, said the settlement amount was determined by the cap of the Marysville School District's insurance policy, which was $20 million.
The settlement stems from a lawsuit alleging that a substitute teacher had been told of the possibility of a shooting but failed to alert scho...