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Lawyers urge extension of One Fund deadline

With the deadline for bombing victims to file compensation claims to One Fund Boston just over two weeks away, the Massachusetts Bar Association is calling for an extension to give recovering families more time.

“Expediency is fine, but I worry an awful lot of people are going to be left out,” said Peter DeGelleke, a Concord lawyer who is among those volunteering to represent victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. “It’s been less than two months since the event, and people are still traumatized.”

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