FIU Bridge Collapse

  • NBC 6 Investigation Jan 16

    Last FIU Bridge Defendant Settles With Three Victims

    The lone holdout to the $103 million settlement between victims of the March 2018 FIU bridge collapse and the companies they sued for negligence Wednesday announced it had settled three of the six wrongful death lawsuits. But attorneys for The Louis Berger Group continue to prepare for a trial involving more than a dozen other plaintiffs, where they will seek…

  • FIU Bridge Collapse Dec 18, 2019

    $103 Million Settlement Approved for Bridge Collapse Victims

    The families of six people killed, along with 10 people injured, when a bridge collapsed at a Miami university are set to receive a nearly $103 million settlement. Judge A. Jay Cristol, with U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Miami, approved a reorganization plan Thursday for Magnum Construction Management, formerly known as Munilla Construction Management, that includes the settlement. The plan, which…

  • Nov 15, 2019

    FIU Bridge Victims Would Share in $103 Million Settlement

    Bankruptcy court must approve a settlement agreement involving all but one of the firms being sued in connection with the deadly March 2018 collapse.

  • Nov 14, 2019

    FIU Bridge Collapse Victims Step Closer to Compensation

    The FIU bridge victims would share in nearly $103 million in settlement funds from insurers for 25 defendants, if bankruptcy court approves plan just filed by general contractor MCM.NBC 6’s Tony Pipitone reports.

  • Apr 10, 2019

    Engineers Dismissed Crack Concerns on Morning of FIU Bridge Collapse

    Court filings reveal some of what was said during a meeting held the morning of the FIU bridge collapse, including how engineers dismissed concerns about cracks, assured colleagues it was safe to keep the road below open and said temporary shoring to hold up the bridge as repairs proceeded was not necessary. Hours later, as work ordered by those engineers...

  • Mar 26, 2019

    Companies Dispute Content of Bridge Meeting on Morning of Collapse

    Exactly what was said in a crucial meeting of engineers the morning the FIU pedestrian bridge collapsed is in dispute. Now a judge is being asked to allow parties in the resulting lawsuits to see how minutes of the meeting changed over time.

  • Aug 29, 2018

    Six Updates on the FIU Bridge Collapse Investigation

    Newly released video and court action sheds light on areas of the investigation into the FIU pedestrian bridge collapse.

  • Jan 12, 2014

    Deadly NJ Strip Club Shooting Suspect Caught in Florida

    The man wanted for allegedly killing three people inside a northern New Jersey strip club on Christmas morning has been captured at his mother’s home in Florida, authorities said Sunday.

  • Jun 28, 2019

    Hialeah Gas Station Fight Video

    RAW: New footage showing a wild fight at a Hialeah gas station that ended with an SUV hitting a man who was arrested along with his brother was released on Friday.

  • Jun 28, 2019

    R. Kelly’s Lawyers Ask Judge to Dismiss Sex Abuse Lawsuit

    R. Kelly’s lawyers want a Chicago judge to toss a 2019 lawsuit alleging the singer sexually abused a minor a little over 20 years ago. The Chicago Sun-Times reports their motion to dismiss was filed Wednesday in Cook County Circuit Court. The lawsuit says the abuse occurred in 1998. Kelly’s attorneys say she had until 2002 to sue. But state...

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