Devastating Earthquake Brings Up Legal Questions In Italy
Buildings in Italy are often more than 100 years old, and getting them up to code isn't always financially plausible.By Lindsey Pulse | August 28, 2016
The 6.2 magnitude quake killed at least 290 people, most of them from the small city of Amatrice. Citizens and authorities are still searching the ruins for victims.
But the fact that the earthquake caused so many structures to collapse has many questioning whether the area's buildings were up to code.