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Personal Injury & Torts

Jan. 30, 1999

Awards in Deaths of Two Fathers Show Inequality

VENTURA - Ron Johnson and Jason Hoskins were both fathers and they both died after a lethal brew of toxic gases and water erupted in a Ventura County oil well.

By Matthew Heller
Daily Journal Staff Writer
        VENTURA - Ron Johnson and Jason Hoskins were both fathers and they both died after a lethal brew of toxic gases and water erupted in a Ventura County oil well.
        But to Ventura Judge Barbara A. Lane, the wrongful death claims of their dependents merit...

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