Family of Drowned Brothers Plans $60 Million Lawsuit

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    Brothers Terrion Smith, 8, and Donel Smith, 9, drowned in the pond.

    A law firm representing the family of two Gary boys who drowned in an excavation pit in Hobart last month plans to file a $60 million lawsuit.

    Terrion Smith, 8, and Donel Smith, 9, fell into the pond at 4040 Missouri St. on June 14.

    Gary Brothers Drown in Indiana Pond

    [CHI] Gary Brothers Drown in Indiana Pond
    Two young brothers drowned in a Hobart, Indiana pond called "the pit." Regina Waldroup reports. (Published Monday, Jun 16, 2014)

    According to the NWI Times, Chicago law firm Kelley Witherspoon LLP is representing the family in the planned lawsuit against property owner Randy Goldschmidt and Goldschmidt Construction Services.

    Police are still investigating the incident and no criminal charges have been filed in the case.

    Goldschmidt declined to comment to the newspaper regarding the possible lawsuit.