Gregg Allman ‘Midnight Rider’ Wrongful Death Lawsuit Dropped

first_imgFollowing the tragic accident that killed crew member Sarah Elizabeth Jones (details here) on the set of the Gregg Allman biopic Midnight Rider, Allman and his manager Michael Lehman were among the defendants involved with the subsequent lawsuits. Today, however, we have learned that Allman and Lehman are to dismissed with prejudice, meaning they will be cleared from all involvement with the accident.Lehman said, “Gregg and I are pleased that the claims against us have been dismissed, but it’s still with a heavy heart. We continue to have great empathy for the pain Sarah’s family is enduring and for the other members of the crew who were injured.” Allman continued, saying, “We know that this news doesn’t bring Sarah back. This was a terrible tragedy. Sarah’s memory must be an ongoing testament to film safety.” The producers and directors of Midnight Rider still face a wrongful death lawsuit from Jones’ family.last_img

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