Bill would allow families of hazing victims to sue for damages

Sen. Dan Claitor, R-Baton Rouge, testifies Tuesday before a Senate committee about his bill to authorize punitive damages for hazing deaths.(Photo: Devon Sanders/LSU Manship News Service)

By Devon Sanders

A Senate committee on Tuesday approved a bill that would allow punitive damages for negligence in lawsuits over hazing deaths, potentially holding universities liable for big damage awards.

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