BBC Looks To Limit Host's Injury Compensation After Stunt

By Christopher Crosby (July 2, 2021, 3:21 PM BST) -- The host of a popular BBC television science program is entitled to recover damages as a result of a stunt in which he acted as a crash test dummy, a lawyer for the corporation told a London court on Friday.

But the £3.7 million ($5.1 million) that Jeremy "Jem" Stansfield is seeking exceeds his lost wages and the injuries he suffered, Jonathan Watt-Pringle QC told the High Court.

Stansfield is seeking millions of pounds in damages as the trial wraps in his lawsuit against the British Broadcasting Corp. over injuries he suffered during a 2014 incident that left him with mental and physical suffering. 

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