'Ghost Rider' Flaming Jump Stunt Lands Sony In Court

Law360, New York (March 11, 2013, 5:16 PM EDT) -- A permanently injured stuntman sued Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. and two production companies in California court Friday, alleging they had not taken precautions to ensure the safe completion of a flaming motorcycle jump for the film “Ghost Rider 2: Spirit of Vengeance.”

Michael Gaboff, who was performing the act as part a DVD release promotion for action-icon Nicolas Cage's blockbuster sequel, filed suit in Los Angeles Superior Court, alleging that Sony Pictures and producers Break Media and Next Point Inc. negligently executed the daredevil trick, which...
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