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MOTLEY CRUE, Netflix Being Sued By Crew Member on The Dirt

A serious injury occurred on the set.

A serious injury occurred on the set.

The New Orleans Advocate reports that a crew member on the set of the Motley Crue Netflix biopic, The Dirt, is now suing the band and media company over injuries occurred on the set last year.

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Louis DiVincenti claims that while performing his duties as a rigging grip, a power line shock left him with second and third degree burns on over 50% of his body.

The incident happened while the film was shooting a scene set to take place in the legendary rock club, the Whisky A Go Go. DiVincenti claims he was handling a metal pipe that made contact with a power line and sent a electric current through his body. He was only given a 2% chance to live but made it. According to the report, " he suffered severe burns over half of his body that resulted in numerous surgeries, skin grafts and the amputation of his right foot" adding "He still suffers from his injuries a year later, he said."

DiVincenti is seeking $1.8 million in damages, including medical bills.

Motley Crue and Netflix did not comment on the story

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