SXSW, Steve Madden Cleared In Texas Atty's Concert Injury

Law360, Dallas (July 6, 2015, 1:45 PM EDT) -- A Texas appellate court on Friday said SXSW Inc. and Steve Madden Ltd. can’t be held liable for an Austin lawyer’s injuries caused by falling camera equipment at a concert during the music festival, saying they were not in control of the third-party camera operator.

Attorney Richard Fagerberg filed suit after suffering a serious head injury caused by the fallen equipment during a concert at Stubb’s BBQ Restaurant that was part of the 2011 SXSW festival, alleging he had to discontinue his criminal defense practice because...
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