Lawsuit filed in landslide deaths

LOGAN, Utah (AP) – The father of a 43-year-old woman killed with her two children when a canal collapsed in Logan last year has taken a step toward filing a lawsuit for damages. A notice of claim was filed last month by a Salt Lake City lawyer on behalf of Jacqueline Leavey’s father, Antonio Ortiz of Layton. The document outlines the planned lawsuit alleging the city and the Logan & Northern Canal Co. had a responsibility to evacuate residents from the area.

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