Victims and family members take legal action following Surfside condo collapse
Published Date: 7/10/2021
Source: CBS News
The death toll is climbing in South Florida following the Surfside condo collapse more than two weeks ago. Officials say 86 deaths have been confirmed since the collapse and 43 people are potentially unaccounted for. The collapse has prompted a slew of lawsuits from victims and their family members. Now, dozens of lawyers are stepping forward in an effort to help with the legal proceedings. CBS News national correspondent Manuel Bojorquez spoke with first responders about the emotional toll of the recovery effort. Lana Zak also spoke with Jorge Silva, one of the attorneys volunteering to take the condo collapse case to court. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news service featuring live, anchored coverage available for free across all platforms. Launched in November 2014, the service is a premier destination for breaking news and original storytelling from the deep bench of CBS News correspondents and reporters. CBSN features the top stories of the day as well as deep dives into key issues facing the nation and the world. CBSN has also expanded to launch local news streaming services in major markets across the country. CBSN is currently available on and the CBS News app across more than 20 platforms, as well as the Paramount+ subscription service. Subscribe to the CBS News YouTube channel:​ Watch CBSN live:​ Download the CBS News app:​ Follow CBS News on Instagram:​ Like CBS News on Facebook:​ Follow CBS News on Twitter:​ Subscribe to our newsletters:​ Try Paramount+ free: For video licensing inquiries, contact: [email protected]