A Marion County judge ordered the country music group’s lead singer to give a limited deposition in the Indiana State Fair stage collapse lawsuits.
The country music group Sugarland has responded to a class-action lawsuit regarding the state fair stage collapse.
The payments are on top of $5 million given out by the state.
The money comes from corporate tax collections found by the state last year after a software error failed to deposit it into the state’s general fund.
Claims may be postmarked as of the deadline date.
Workers begin hauling away the wreckage of the state fair’s grandstand stage today, two months after a collapse that killed seven people.
An Indianapolis lawyer says an insufficient response to the state fair stage collapse is one reason he continues to file lawsuits.
New tort claims are the first to list the county music band as a defendant after their stage collapsed at the state fair last month killing 7 people.
The state of Indiana has agreed to pay the full $5 million to the State Fair stage collapse victims who filed a class action law suit.
Attorney Kenneth Allen said a class action suit on behalf of any person injured physically or emotionally should not apply and would only "muddy the water."