'Spider-Man' Actor Lobs Stunt Injury Suit At Producers
By Juan Carlos Rodriguez
Law360, New York (February 15, 2013, 2:36 PM ET) -- A former stuntman in the Broadway musical “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” who was injured in the production sued Live Nation Worldwide Inc. and Fisher Technical Services Inc. for $6 million on Wednesday for allegedly failing to properly install and maintain flying mechanisms and safety controls.
Richard Kobak says that around December 2010, when he was performing as Spider-Man, it became known that the musical's flying system was improperly calibrated for his height, weight and size.
“The defendants, individually and collectively, failed to correct the condition...