Concert Organizers Sued Over Ind. Stage Collapse

Law360, New York (August 22, 2011, 6:24 PM EDT) -- The first lawsuits over a deadly stage collapse before a concert at the Indiana State Fair earlier this month were filed in state court Friday, seeking $60 million in damages on behalf of an injured woman and her deceased partner.

The producers, organizers and event managers who were in charge of the concerts being presented at the Hoosier Lottery Grandstand negligently and recklessly failed to properly inspect the stage area and warn concertgoers of the dangerous weather conditions that contributed to the stage collapse that killed...
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