Trial scheduled in last FIU bridge-collapse lawsuit. Criminal charges still undecided

Source: Miami Herald, October 12, 2021
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More than three years after the deadly bridge collapse at Florida International University, the last remaining lawsuit has now been scheduled for a Jan. 10 trial, while separately, prosecutors say they have still not determined whether anyone should be charged criminally.

A civil court judge recently scheduled the trial for the Louis Berger Group, a global engineering firm that had been hired to independently review the bridge design, never noting a fatal design flaw. Berger approved the design plan a little more than one year before the pedestrian bridge collapsed on March 15, 2018, killing six people and injuring 10 others. Read more.

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