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Parents of St. Louis man fatally injured in knife attack outside bar file lawsuit

Mar 01, 2017 - St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Missouri)

ST. LOUIS - The parents of a man who died about 19 months after being paralyzed in a knife attack at a St. Louis bar have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the former bar and its owners.

Kristopher Schmeiderer, 34, died in December 2015 from complications of the May 8, 2014, stabbing that left him paralyzed from the neck down. Schmeiderer's attacker, Andrew Lynn Barnett, now 36, is serving a 30-year prison sentence for the attack.

The lawsuit filed Monday by Allen and Kathy Schm...