Indiana State Fair Commission Determines How to Distribute Stage Collapse Compensation Funds

By Scott Sarvay

September 23, 2011 Updated Sep 23, 2011 at 5:11 PM EST

INDIANA (Indiana’s NewsCenter) - The Indiana State Fair Commission has decided how to divide the $796,000 in the Stage Collapse Compensation Fund.

-$35,000 will go for anyone with a death claim.
-$25,000 for those admitted and hospitalized for at least 10 days and nights
-$7,500 for those admitted and hospitalized for 4 to 9 days and nights
-and $3,000 for those admitted and hospitalized for 1-3 nights and days.

Victims have until November 14th to apply for the funds.

The fair board wants to make it clear by accepting the money you are not waving your right to file a lawsuit in the case.

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