Citing Injuries, 'Spider-Man' Stuntman Starts Legal Action

Law360, New York (April 5, 2012, 7:48 PM EDT) -- A former stuntman in the Broadway musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" who sustained multiple injuries is asking the producers for information about the computerized flying equipment as a prelude to legal action, according to documents filed in New York state court last week.

As a result of equipment problems, Richard Kobak suffered two herniated discs, intense whiplash, a concussion with post-concussion syndrome and holes in his knees, he said in a petition asking 8 Legged Productions LLC for information about the computer program that controlled the flying...
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