Wednesday, April 2, 2008

More Settlements in RI Club Fire Suits

Three more defendants are close to settlements in the Rhode Island nightclub fire suit in which a pyrotechnics display during a Great White performance ignited a fire at a Rhode Island nightclub, and killed 100 people.  According to the report, Audio maker JBL, ABC Bus Inc., and Superstar Services LLC are near settlement.  (Via Overlawyered).   As previously reported, several other defendants have already settled.

In a related note, one would think the Great White fire would have caused performers to steer clear of fireworks displays.   Instead, ABC News recently reported on a fireworks accident at a WrestleMania event in Florida; luckily, only minor injuries were reported:

- SBS

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