‘Resident Evil’ Stuntwoman Who Lost Arm During Scene Sues

Law360 (September 12, 2019, 9:07 PM EDT) -- The producers of "Resident Evil: The Final Chapter" put profits above the safety of the film's cast and crew, a stuntwoman alleges in a lawsuit filed in Los Angeles, saying they reneged on a promise to pay her medical costs after she lost her arm in a horrific on-set accident.

Olivia Jackson was hired as a stunt double for Milla Jovovich's character, Alice, in the final film of the "Resident Evil" franchise, which grossed more than $300 million internationally on a $40 million production budget, according to the lawsuit filed Tuesday. With those kinds of profits, Jackson said writer and director...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS