Skip to comments.‘America’s Got Talent’ Producers Hit With Wrongful Death Lawsuit
Posted on 03/08/2018 4:23:05 AM PST by sodpoodle
The suit, filed against FremantleMedia and NBCUniversal, says that Maureen Allen was volunteering at the Pasadena Convention Center, where "AGT" was also preparing for a taping, when she attempted to roll over a power-cord protector that was obstructing the sole unblocked access ramp at the venue in her motorized wheelchair.
According to the suit, filed by Allen's estate, the front wheel of her scooter got caught and turned suddenly, causing it to flip on its side.
"Maureen Allen was violently thrown off her scooter onto the hard pavement, and she sustained severe injuries, including injuries to her head and her arms, as well as a fractured hip," the suit, filed Wednesday in Los Angeles Superior Court, states.
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Motorized wheelchair Insurance should be mandatory!!!!!
Shouldnt the estate be suing the convention center? Who put the cords there?
Why does anyone sue a third party for their own carelessness? Her medical bills were probably covered by Medicare (tax payers).
She was ‘at work’ in the Convention Center - should have been aware of her surroundings and been more careful.
Her family is just trying to profit from her death. Vultures!
They should have ran the cables overhead.
More details here:
She was 79 years old - husband also in a wheelchair.
Unless that convention center is different, most of those events are all union and they charge up the a$$ to run electrical, move furniture, equipment, etc. Those places are complete rip-offs. They run all electrical and power cables.
I was working for company doing a show at the javits center in nyc. I put two wires on their terminals and they threatened to shut our exhibit. We ended up having to throw a couple of hundred dollars at those slimeballs for five minutes of time.
It's not about who's at fault ... it's about who has the deeper pockets..
Suing a city property takes forever with a low chance of winning.
I suspect that they tried to sue under workers comp rules but were ignored. That would have been the proper venue.
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