Dane County judge: Negligence claim i...

Dane County judge: Negligence claim in death of UW student should wait

There are 2 comments on the TwinCities.com story from Jul 1, 2010, titled Dane County judge: Negligence claim in death of UW student should wait. In it, TwinCities.com reports that:

A Dane County judge has ruled a negligence claimed filed by the family of a slain student should wait until after the criminal investigation.

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Eden Prairie, MN

#1 Jul 1, 2010
"The judge also said a jury should decide whether Zimmermann suffered emotional distress caused by the call."

Can some legal mind explain this to me? Emotional distress unrelated to the thought you are about to be killed?

Since: Aug 09

Saint Paul, MN

#2 Jul 1, 2010
What a freaking joke. Let's find the killer and sue HIM, rather than the people that are there to help. Don't people understand that lawsuits like this are what cause services to simply go away?

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