Suit is filed in San Francisco dog-mauling incident

Walsh, Ed
March 2001
Bay Windows;3/15/2001, pN.PAG
Reports on the wrongful death lawsuit filed by Sharon Smith for the death of her partner Diane Whipple at the San Francisco City Hall in California. Allegations that Rudolph Koppl was negligent in permiting Marjorie Knoller and Robert Noel to keep vicious dogs in the apartment building where Smith and Whipple lived; Plan by Smith to donate any money she will recover from the suit to the foundation that was set up in Whipple's honor; Implications of the lawsuit on gay couples in the state.


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