The state has now paid out a total of about $11 million. Civil lawsuits will go to court starting in 2014 and could net the victims more money.
The country music group Sugarland has responded to a class-action lawsuit regarding the state fair stage collapse.
64 of the 65 claimants who were offered settlements from the state fair disaster have accepted those offers.
According to the Attorney General’s office, the class-action lawsuit filed by firm Cohen and Malad on behalf of the stage collapse victims should be dismissed.
The victim was a 24-year-old cheerleading coach from Ohio.
The Indiana State Fair Commission has hired a New York-based engineering firm to oversee the investigation into the deadly structure collapse last Saturday.
The study urges the military to make infusions of calories and protein part of standard care in the immediate aftermath of injury.