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Law firm hired to represent three spectators

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Three of the spectators hurt in Saturday's Nationwide Series race at the Daytona International Speedway, have hired an Orlando, Fla.-based law firm to represent them.

Lawyer Matt Morgan of Morgan & Morgan announced the hiring Monday night on Twitter.

"BREAKING: My firm has been retained by three individuals who were injured at the NASCAR race this past weekend. -- @MattMorganESQ."

No lawsuits have been filed, but Morgan told ESPN.com that he's obtaining information from the individuals to "pursue their claim for damages against the entities responsible for the injuries."

Such entities could include Daytona International Speedway, the company that designed the catch fence, NASCAR, the car owner and others.

"We're in very preliminary stages to see what was done wrong and what could have been done to prevent this type of injury," Morgan said. "I've done a preliminary investigation to see what has been done with the fencing in the past and the fencing now. As time goes on, I'll have a better understanding of liability."

At least 28 spectators suffered injured when Kyle Larson's car went airborne into the front stretch catch fence on the final lap. Two were initially listed in critical condition at Halifax Health in Daytona Beach. They have since been upgraded to stable condition, a hospital spokesman told ESPN.com on Tuesday.
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