RALEIGH- Four people injured on the Vortex ride at the N.C. State Fair in 2013 have agreed to settle all but one claim in a civil lawsuit against operators and owners of the ride.
Though the details of the settlement were undisclosed, a memorandum submitted to a federal court clerk on Wednesday offered a cursory outline of an agreement reached almost a month after Donald H. Beskind, a Duke University law professor and experienced mediator, was appointed to help arbitrate the case… [ Read More ]
- Examine the role of a ride manufacturer versus the amusement park in the event of a catastrophic accident
- Develop best practices for investigating accidents immediately and preserving the evidence in the event of a trial
- Understand when criminal charges may be filed against you in circumstances of severe injury or death
- Balance the need to defend a lawsuit with the need to mitigate reputational harm