Blog Posts in November, 2016

  • 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 ...
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  • 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 ...
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