- Associated Press - Wednesday, October 1, 2014

FARGO, N.D. (AP) - The parents of a man who died in an apartment fire in Fargo two years ago are suing his landlord claiming faulty smoke detectors are to blame for his death.

WDAY-TV (https://bit.ly/1oB50Fk ) reports the parents of 31-year-old James Payton are suing Goldmark Property Management. The fire happened in January 2012.

The attorneys for the plaintiffs and the defendant expect the case to go to trial next summer.

Kurt Bollman is the company’s chief operating officer. He says Goldmark will allow the case “to be handled by the court” and declined to comment further citing pending litigation.

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Information from: WDAY-TV, https://wday.com


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