May 27, 2018

Couple suing nightclub after being injured in dance floor collapse (Metro)

Couple suing nightclub after being injured in dance floor collapse (Metro)

A British couple are taking legal action against a nightclub in Tenerife after its dance floor collapsed, injuring more than 20 people. Brian Young and Kevin Dilworth were among the revellers hurt at the Butterfly Disco Pub in November 2017.

The couple from Gateshead were sitting on the edge of the dance floor when it crumbled into the basement below. Mr Dilworth, 59, shattered his ankle and suffered from depression as a result, while Mr Young, 58, suffered ligament damage, their lawyers said.

They had been on holiday when they visited the club in Playa de las Americas. Firefighters cleared the debris from the venue’s basement (Picture: Firemen of Tenerife) Law firm Slater and Gordon said they are launching legal action against the nightclub for personal injury caused during the collapse. Read more

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