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Published May 30, 2011, 01:07 PM

Minnesota woman files lawsuit over Iowa trampling

WAVERLY, Iowa — A Minnesota couple has filed a lawsuit over injuries from a horse trampling at the 2010 Waverly Midwest Horse Sale.

WAVERLY, Iowa — A Minnesota couple has filed a lawsuit over injuries from a horse trampling at the 2010 Waverly Midwest Horse Sale.

The lawsuit filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Cedar Rapids says Martha Duban, of Faribault, Minn., was trampled in March 2010 when a team of horses was spooked. She was flown to a hospital for treatment of her injuries.

Duban and her husband, Thomas, claim negligence and unsafe conditions. They're seeking unspecified monetary compensation.

The lawsuit names Waverly Sales, which organizes the sales, and auctioneer Dale Chupp, of Shipshewana, Ind.

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