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Branden Atherton Lawsuit

There's been a lawsuit filed in the wake of the bus crash that killed five people near Osseo last month.
The family of Branden Atherton has filed a wrongful death suit in Chippewa County.
Atherton, a student teacher from Brookfield, was one of the five killed when the bus carrying Chippewa High School band students crashed into the overturned semi.
Listed in the lawsuit are Michael Kozlowski, who was driving the semi. As well as, Whole Foods, the trucking company and Chippewa Trails, the bus company carrying the students.
The Eau Claire County district attorney is awaiting results of the investigation. He has not yet determined if any charges will be filed.


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