Firefighters inspected a section of the ceiling of the Interstate 90 eastbound connector after it collapsed on July 10, 2006. Numerous lawsuits have been filed in the aftermath of the tragedy.

The Big Tangle

In the aftermath of the fatal I-90 ceiling collapse, a complicated legal fight has drawn in a phalanx of attorneys to defend pocketbooks and reputations. Such maneuvering has drawn comparisons to famed disputes in Boston history.

By Sean P. Murphy and Scott Allen
Globe Staff / April 8, 2007

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The tunnel ceiling collapse that killed a Jamaica Plain woman last summer has triggered one of the most complicated legal fights in Boston history, court observers say, already drawing more than 100 attorneys, 17 companies, and dozens of engineers and workers into the burgeoning lawsuits and criminal investigations spawned by the tragedy. (Full article: 1167 words)

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