Skrillex fan wins lawsuit for $three.four million over stage diving incident
Photos of DJs sprawled throughout their followers in a stage dive come dime a dozen, however Skrillex now owes one fan as much as $1.6 million for one fateful soar.
Jennifer Fraissl, the fan in query, has been awarded $four,525,402 by a Los Angeles jury for her lawsuit, through which she alleged that she was injured and days later, suffered a stroke due to Skrillex leaping on high of her at a downtown Los Angeles present in 2012. After a two day deliberation, the 31-year-old attendee was awarded an in favor choice.
The jury determined that of the complete $four.5 million, about 15 per cent ($675,000) was deducted as a consequence of Fraissl's negligence, and Skrillex and his touring firm Lost Boys Touring Inc. might be accountable to pay out $three.four million whole ($1.6 to Skrillex, $1.eight to Lost Boys), whereas the remaining $450,000 might be left to Belasco Entertainment Theater, Inc.
The lawsuit started in 2014 with Fraissl claiming she suffered a stroke 16 days after the February 2012 present on the Belasco Theater.
“There is nothing extra vital to me than my followers and their security at my reveals,” Skrillex wrote in an announcement issued after the choice was made. “I would like them to have enjoyable and benefit from the music. While I’m dissatisfied by the jury’s choice, I’m glad this course of is over. I stay up for getting again to work and delivering new music to my followers.”