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Lawyer Sues After Being Injured at SXSW Concert



    Frank Heinz,
    6th Street during SXSW in Austin, March 18, 2010.

    An Austin attorney has filed a lawsuit claiming he's had to end his law practice because of an injury he suffered while attending a concert at the South by Southwest festival earlier this year.

    The Austin American-Statesman reports that attorney Richard Patrick Fagerberg was one of several people injured in March when a large mechanical arm and a video camera fell on him and several others.

    Fagerberg's suit says he suffered a serious head injury and now doesn't have the mental capacity to work as an attorney.

    A publicist for South by Southwest says Fagerberg's injuries were not a result of anything done by the music festival. Several others, including the man operating the camera and the company hired to film the concert, were also sued.