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Families of kids burned by acid file lawsuit

August 27, 2010 2:23:47 PM PDT
The families of two children burned by acid dropped from a porch are filing a lawsuit against the owners and managers of the building, claiming negligence.

The 10 and 11-year-old victims are both undergoing skin graft surgery.

Lawyers for the families say a worker hired by the defendants left a container of sulfuric acid on the porch several months before the incident on Tuesday.

The families say they are not filing suit against a 13-year-old boy accused of throwing the acid. They say it is not clear if acid was thrown or if it spilled off the porch.


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