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Injured acrobats reach $52.5 mn settlement with circus

Injured acrobats reach $52.5 mn settlement with circus
Acrobats injured in horrific 2014 circus accident settle with Barnum & Bailey's for $52.5 million.

Eight acrobats were injured during a May 4 performance of the Ringling Bros.It occurred during a Ringling Bros.SEE IT: Ringling Bros.“It’s fair to say that there are catastrophic injuries to almost all of them,” lead lawyer Zachary Mandell told The Providence Journal, which first reported the settlement.

“These clients will now be able to have meaningful recoveries with the assistance of this settlement,” Mandell told The Associated Press.The mediated settlement was reached after 20 experts were deposed, Mandell told the newspaper, and will be paid by insurers.

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