'Spider-Man' Actor Lobs Stunt Injury Suit At Producers

Law360, New York (February 15, 2013, 2:36 PM EST) -- A former stuntman in the Broadway musical “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” who was injured in the production sued Live Nation Worldwide Inc. and Fisher Technical Services Inc. for $6 million on Wednesday for allegedly failing to properly install and maintain flying mechanisms and safety controls.

Richard Kobak says that around December 2010, when he was performing as Spider-Man, it became known that the musical's flying system was improperly calibrated for his height, weight and size.

“The defendants, individually and collectively, failed to correct the condition...
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Case Information

Case Title

Kobak v. Fisher et al

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

P.I.: Other


Shira A. Scheindlin

Date Filed

February 12, 2013

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