However, the judge said AIMS had 'played no part' in the case and was believed to be insolvent.
The couple also sued an engineering firm, Beltec Limited, which designed the structure of the basement extension.
Though he expressed 'the greatest sympathy' for the couple, the judge ruled Baltec had not been negligent and bore no responsibility for the disaster.
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