Lawyers Representing Hillsborough Families Reveal Lawsuit

April 28, 2016 12:21 PM

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Lawyers representing some of the families of 96 soccer fans crushed to death in a crowded stadium in 1989 say they've filed a civil suit against two British police forces, alleging misuse of power in office.

The lawsuit —filed by the Saunders law firm on behalf of several hundred family members and survivors — was revealed Thursday after an inquest determined the fans were unlawfully killed.

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