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Thursday
Feb102011

NFL, Cowboys Sued for Millions Over Super Bowl Seating Snafu

Photo Courtesy - ABC News(LOS ANGELES) -- Now that the glow from Super Bowl 45 has worn off, some fans want what they say is their just due for shabby treatment they received last Sunday at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

A Los Angeles law firm Wednesday filed a class-action lawsuit on behalf of close to one thousand people who were either moved from the seats they had as season-ticketholders or were forced to watch the game from a monitor set up in the arena because of construction problems.

The NFL offered about 400 spectators triple refunds, tickets to next year's Super Bowl and allowed them on the field for the post-game activities.

But that wasn't enough to placate the fans who filed the lawsuit that seeks more than $5 million in travel and ticket reimbursement and damages.  The NFL, the Dallas Cowboys and Cowboys owner Jerry Jones were named as defendants.

Los Angeles attorney Michael Avenatti explained, "The NFL and Jerry Jones sold something to fans they weren't able to deliver, and they knew they weren't able to deliver it."

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Friday
Feb042011

Ice Falls From Cowboys Stadium, 5 Injured

Photo Courtesy - ABC News(ARLINGTON, Texas) -- Six people who were apparently working to prepare Cowboys Stadium for Super Bowl 45 were injured Friday when ice fell from the roof of the building.  Two of them serious and said to be in stable condition. None of the injuries appear to be life threatening.
 
The temperature has been below freezing in Dallas/Ft. Worth since Tuesday, but on Friday ice began to fall midday when the ice atop the stadium began to melt.

This is the second time ice has caused problems at this stadium. In late 2009, two maintenance workers slipped near the top of the sloped roof and slid down to a lip on the edge. Both suffered serious injuries, but their harnesses kept them from falling off the building.

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