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  • Sarah Jones' Family Urges Court Not to Dismiss Open Road from Lawsuit

    The family of Sarah Jones, the camera assistant killed on the set of "Midnight Rider," says that the film's distributor Open Road Films bears liability for the accident, challenging the company's effort to dismiss itself from the case. Open Road was...
  • 'Midnight Rider' Filmmakers To Challenge Safety Charges

    The production company behind "Midnight Rider" will challenge proposed federal fines for workplace safety violations stemming from the Feb. 20 train accident that killed Sarah Jones and injured eight others. A spokesman for the Department of Labor's...
  • CSX sues producers of 'Midnight Rider'

    CSX sues producers of 'Midnight Rider'
    Legal troubles mounted for the producers of "Midnight Rider" this week as railroad company CSX Transportation sued the filmmakers, claiming that they illegally filmed on its tracks where a train collided with the crew earlier this year. CSX said in a...
  • CSX: 'Midnight Rider' Filmmakers Denied Access Twice Before Crash

    Railroad operator CSX Transportation has filed a cross claim against the filmmakers behind "Midnight Rider," contending that the company twice denied them permission to film on train tracks where a Feb. 20 accident killed Sarah Jones and injured six...
  • U.S. Department of Labor Cites 'Midnight Rider' Production for 'Willful and Serious' Safety Violations

    The Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited the production company behind "Midnight Rider" for willful and serious safety violations related to the Feb. 20 train accident that killed camera assistant Sarah Jones and...
  • 'Midnight Rider' film production company cited for safety violations

    'Midnight Rider' film production company cited for safety violations
    The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited a film production company for safety violations related to a deadly train accident during the filming of the Gregg Allman biopic "Midnight Rider." OSHA cited the...
  • 'Midnight Rider' Producers Sue Insurer for Refusing to Pay Claim on $1.6 Million in Losses

    The producers of "Midnight Rider" have filed suit against its insurance company New York Marine, contending that it has refused to pay claims after the production halted and incurred at least $1.6 million in losses. Camera assistant Sarah Jones and six...
  • Open Road Films Seeks Dismissal from 'Midnight Rider' Lawsuit

    Open Road Films, which was to be the distributor of "Midnight Rider," is asking Georgia state judge to dismiss it from a civil lawsuit filed by the family of Sarah Jones, the camera assistant who was killed in the Feb. 22 train accident on the set of...
  • 'Midnight Rider' Filmmakers Charged with Involuntary Manslaughter in Sarah Jones Death

    Prosecutors in Georgia have charged "Midnight Rider" filmmakers Randall Miller, Jody Savin and Jay Sedrish with involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespassing in the Feb. 20 death of 27-year old camera assistant Sarah Jones. The 27-year-old Jones...
  • 'Midnight Rider': Sarah Jones' Parents Back Indictment of Filmmakers

    The parents of the late Sarah Jones have backed the criminal indictment of three 'Midnight Rider" filmmakers for involuntary manslaughter in the Feb. 20 death of their daughter. "Elizabeth and I are comfortable that the authorities were both careful...
  • 'Midnight Rider': Grand Jury Says Filmmakers Were Trespassing

    A grand jury in Georgia has accused "Midnight Rider" filmmakers Randall Miller, Jody Savin and Jay Sedrish of venturing onto the railroad tracks and trestle without the permission of the railroad, leading to the Feb. 20 death of 27-year old camera...
  • Charges could prompt film industry to take crew safety more seriously

    Charges could prompt film industry to take crew safety more seriously
    Criminal charges brought against producers of the independent film "Midnight Rider," which was shut down after a deadly train crash, could prompt the movie industry to take crew safety more seriously on risky location shoots, industry experts say. A...