Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus have contested a citation after a May accident that severely injured multiple performers.
Federal workplace safety regulators have proposed fining Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus $7,000.
Lawyers for seven of the eight circus acrobats injured during a hair-hanging stunt say they plan to file a lawsuit after they conclude an investigation into what happened.
Seven of the eight hair-hanging circus acrobats who fell to the ground during a stunt in Providence last month have hired a law firm to represent them.
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The owners of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus thanked the people of Providence for their support after eight acrobats were injured in a performance there last Sunday.
The medical professionals treating the acrobats who fell during a circus performance in Rhode Island say time will tell whether three of the women will walk again.
One of eight circus acrobats who plunged about 20 feet to the ground during a hair-hanging act witnessed by thousands says she’ll perform the stunt again.
Investigators have completed the initial investigation into a circus accident that sent eight acrobats hanging from their hair plummeting to the floor.
Investigators are focusing on a failed clamp in a weekend accident at the Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus in Providence.