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  • Film/TV Set Accidents

    The latest posts for Film/TV Set Accidents are listed below.
    • Nicolas Cage Injured on the Set of New Film

      Nicolas Cage has starred in action films for decades, and with so many titles under his belt, perhaps it was only a matter of time before his work on one of these films caught up with him. According to media reports, Cage broke his ankle while shooting his latest film in Sofia, Bulgaria. The film, entitled “#211,” stars Cage as a police officer who attempts to foil a bank robbery. While Cage was ...
    • Amanda Peet's On-Set Accident Delays Production by a Month

      Movie and television production sets can be dangerous places, for others in addition to crew and stunt performers. Actors also can find themselves in harm’s way, often in an unexpected fashion. Actress Amanda Peet recently found this out the hard way, as she recently revealed she was injured while on the set of her new IFC show Brockmire. In an interview on “Watch What Happens Live with Andy ...
    • Film Set Accidents: Can You Sign Away Your Right to Sue?

      Given increased fears of liability throughout the entertainment industry, production companies often require crews – especially stunt performers – to sign liability release forms before beginning work. While the exact language of these forms varies, the basic gist of the releases is that the worker agrees to give up their right to pursue legal action for injuries during production regardless of ...

    In the News

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    • Tips for Dealing with Insurance Adjusters

      After an accident or injury occurs, an insurance adjuster will likely asses the value of the claim you file. There are things you can do and say when speaking to your insurance adjuster that can help protect your rights and interests. How you handle communication with the insurance claims adjuster can make a huge difference in the outcome of your claim. In this blog, we give you tips about how to ...
    • Why Social Media & Your Injury Claim Don't Mix

      While social media is commonly used throughout our day to day activities, it is important to remember that there are some things that we simply should not post about. Your personal injury is one of those things. Posting bout your injury on social media can have adverse consequences when it comes to personal injury claims. In this blog we explain why social media and your injury claim do not mix. ...
    • Star Wars Producer Fined $2M for Harrison Ford 'Force Awakens' Set Injury

      The production company for the most recent Star Wars movie was ordered to pay nearly $2 million in fines relating to actor Harrison Ford’s gruesome leg injury, which occurred on the set. According to an article posted by CNN , Foodles Production Ltd, a subsidiary of Disney, admitted to violating two different British health and safety codes during production of Star Wars: The Force Awakens at ...

    Infection Outbreaks

    The latest posts for Infection Outbreaks are listed below.
    • Source of Deadly Elizabethkingia Anophelis Outbreak Still Undetermined

      A bacteria, called Elizabethkingia anophelis , which rarely causes illness in humans, has been identified as the bacteria causing an outbreak of deadly infections in predominantly elderly patients at hospitals in Wisconsin, Illinois, and Michigan since late last year. State health officials and the Centers for Disease Control are working to discover the source of the infections. There have been ...

    Personal Injury

    The latest posts for Personal Injury are listed below.
    • Why Social Media & Your Injury Claim Don't Mix

      While social media is commonly used throughout our day to day activities, it is important to remember that there are some things that we simply should not post about. Your personal injury is one of those things. Posting bout your injury on social media can have adverse consequences when it comes to personal injury claims. In this blog we explain why social media and your injury claim do not mix. ...
    • Film Set Accidents: Can You Sign Away Your Right to Sue?

      Given increased fears of liability throughout the entertainment industry, production companies often require crews – especially stunt performers – to sign liability release forms before beginning work. While the exact language of these forms varies, the basic gist of the releases is that the worker agrees to give up their right to pursue legal action for injuries during production regardless of ...
    • Star Wars Producer Fined $2M for Harrison Ford 'Force Awakens' Set Injury

      The production company for the most recent Star Wars movie was ordered to pay nearly $2 million in fines relating to actor Harrison Ford’s gruesome leg injury, which occurred on the set. According to an article posted by CNN , Foodles Production Ltd, a subsidiary of Disney, admitted to violating two different British health and safety codes during production of Star Wars: The Force Awakens at ...

    Spanish

    The latest posts for Spanish are listed below.
    • Poner una demanda por un caso de mesotelioma

      La exposición a asbesto puede causar mesotelioma maligno, una enfermedad seria que afecta al tejido que cubre la mayoría de los órganos internos del cuerpo, incluyendo pulmones y corazón. Desafortunadamente para las víctimas, no hay cura para el mesotelioma y, a diferencia de otros tipos de cáncer, no puede ser tratado con cirugía. Las opciones de tratamiento son a menudo limitadas a gestión del ...
    • Abogado para casos de lesiones cerebrales traumáticas en Luisiana

      Confíe en nuestros abogados con experiencia Las lesiones cerebrales son de las más severas que se pueden sufrir. Las lesiones cerebrales traumáticas (LCT, TBI por sus siglas en inglés) tienen gran cantidad de síntomas y causan discapacidades de todo tipo. Es una lesión catastrófica que impide que las personas realicen actividades simples, como tareas diarias, lo que puede hacer que sea imposible ...
    • Lesiones Catastróficas vs. Daños Personales: ¿Cuál es la diferencia?

      No todas las lesiones son iguales. Si usted resulta levemente herido en un accidente de auto o de bicicleta, puede recibir una indemnización a través de una demanda por daños personales. ¿Qué pasa si las lesiones son lo suficientemente graves como para suponer un gran impacto en el resto de su vida? Es entonces cuando debe poner una demanda por lesiones catastróficas. Lesiones personales Las ...

    Stunt Performer Injuries

    The latest posts for Stunt Performer Injuries are listed below.
    • Film Set Accidents: Can You Sign Away Your Right to Sue?

      Given increased fears of liability throughout the entertainment industry, production companies often require crews – especially stunt performers – to sign liability release forms before beginning work. While the exact language of these forms varies, the basic gist of the releases is that the worker agrees to give up their right to pursue legal action for injuries during production regardless of ...
    • Stuntman Injured After Being Run Over on Set of TV Series "Shooter"

      A stuntman working on the set of the upcoming TV series “Shooter” has suffered serious injuries after being run over by a car while filming. According to an article published in the Los Angeles Times , the accident occurred just after noon on Wednesday, July 7 th , 2016, at Agua Dulce Airpark in Santa Clarita when film crews were shooting a gun battle, fight scene, and shots of vehicles driving ...
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