Ind. Faces 1st Class Action Over Fair Stage Collapse

Law360, New York (August 23, 2011, 5:55 PM EDT) -- A woman who witnessed a deadly stage collapse before a concert at the Indiana State Fair launched the first proposed class action Monday over the tragedy, seeking to represent concertgoers who were injured, killed or suffered emotional trauma.

Plaintiff Angela Fisher brought the suit just days after two other complaints were filed over the stage collapse that killed seven people and injured more than 40 others before country group Sugarland's concert at the Aug. 13 fair. The previously filed actions sought a total of $60 million...
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