Law360, New York (February 15, 2012, 11:08 PM EST) -- A New York state judge on Wednesday scaled back a lawsuit against several parties involved in a 2008 Broadway production of "The Little Mermaid" in which an actor was severely injured after falling through a trapdoor that was supposed to be closed.
Judge Anil Singh dismissed Niscon Inc., which designed the automation system that controlled the trapdoor, and Nederlander Producing Co. of America Inc., which leased the theater for the production and provided some union labor.
However, the judge refused to let Showman Fabricators Inc., which designed the bridge and trapdoor, off the hook. The judge also kept Disney Worldwide Shared...
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