The cost of tragedy
The last of about 75 civil lawsuits in The Station nightclub fire is tentatively settled. But the Derderians and other key figures in the case are paying less than those on the periphery.
Two years ago this month, one of two brothers who owned The Station nightclub in Rhode Island tearfully apologized in a packed courtroom for the February 2003 fire that killed 100 people and scarred many more, physically and emotionally. "This tragedy," Jeffrey Derderian said in a quavering voice, "has our name on it." (Full article: 1408 words)
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