Calif. Court Clears Warner Bros. In Boat Injury Suit

Law360, New York (October 19, 2011, 4:36 PM EDT) -- A California appeals court on Wednesday upheld a jury verdict finding Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. was not at fault for the injuries of a sailor who was hurt while working on the set of Clint Eastwood’s 2006 film “Flags of Our Fathers.”

The diver, James Chizmar Jr., originally sued Warner Bros., Eastwood’s production company Malpaso Productions and others in California Superior Court in Los Angeles County in 2008, asserting general negligence and causes of action under the Jones Act and maritime law, according to the California...
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