Skrillex stage-dived in a 2012 present and injured the plaintiff, Jennifer Fraissl. This damage induced the girl a uncommon stroke days later which led to her lawsuit.
The jury awarded a complete of three.eight million after $675,000 was deducted on account of Fraissl’s negligence being apportioned to 15 %. By the identical token, Skrillex and his touring firm, Lost Boys Touring Inc., must pay $three.four million whereas the venue by which the accident occurred (Belasco Entertainment Theater Inc.) has to pay the remaining $450,000. Skrillex issued the next assertion after the decision:
This is a large upset for the highly-acclaimed EDM DJ/Producer. Furthermore, it’s a lesson for all artists on the market who stage dive as a part of their act to assume twice earlier than doing it. This time it price Sonny $three.eight million, but it surely may have been worse. We want the perfect for him and to the affected events.