Jennifer Vineyard of MTV News has issued the following report:The lawsuits over the GREAT WHITE fire that left 100 dead and more than 200 injured almost three years ago at a Rhode Island nightclub aren't over yet. A federal judge has refused to dismiss a massive negligence case against the town of West Warwick, which was filed by more than 250 people who were injured or lost family members in the February 2003 blaze, including the girlfriend of late GREAT WHITE guitarist Ty Longley. In his ruling, U.S. District Court Judge Ronald Lagueux granted a motion to dismiss the state of Rhode Island from liability in the case, declaring the state immune, but said that he would not do the same for the town of West Warwick, since the fire could have been the fault of local officials. Read the rest of the article at MTV.com.
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