Foam Makers To Pay $30M Over R.I. Nightclub Fire

Law360, New York (May 13, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Several foam manufacturers have agreed to pay $30 million to settle lawsuits filed by the families of the 100 people killed in a nightclub fire in Rhode Island, pushing the total value of the settlements from the blaze to more than $100 million.

In a filing Monday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island, counsel for Wm. R. Burnett & Co. Inc., General Foam Corp., Leggett & Platt Inc. and FFNC Inc. said they had reached the settlement in principle with the...
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