Star Sues After Alleged Unsafe Working Conditions Caused Her to Fall Face First Through Glass on Set

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Actor Taylor Hickson has actually submitted a claim mentioning that production business Incident Productions is accountable for the face-scarring injury she got on the set of a scary film called Ghostland, composed and directed by Pascal Laugier.

Deadline obtained the claim documents, along with some lovely terrible photos of Hickson’s injury, a cut that goes from under her chin to her upper left cheek and needed 70 stitches to close. The occurrence took place in December 2016, quickly after Hickson turned 19, while shooting a scene where she was directed to bang on a glass window. Usually, a production would utilize shatterproof glass for this sort of shot, and Hickson was guaranteed she was safe to knock away:

“In the course of shooting the scene, the director [Pascal Laugier], consistently told [Hickson] to pound harder on the glass with her fists,” the match states. “At one point during the filming of the scene, and after being asked to increase the strength with which [she] pounded on the glass, [she] asked one of the producers and the director if it was safe to do so. That producer and the director both replied in the affirmative.”

The glass window shattered not long after, triggering– inning accordance with the match– Hickson’s face and upper body to fail it. In an interview with Deadline, Hickson stated that the “crafts services lady held my face together with napkins in her hands.” It was the last day on set, and she was hurried to the medical facility.

Since the injury, Hickson has actually gone through silicone and laser treatment, however the scar stays. Her claim declares that the scar has actually made it a lot more hard to discover work as a young starlet. In addition to loss of work, she has actually suffered “mental distress which she continues to struggle with to date.” She blames the production business for not taking affordable procedures to guarantee her security inning accordance with market requirements.

The movie is set to premiere in Paris on March14 Hickson is not going, stating, “I never worked so hard on a production in my life, and now it’s a bittersweet way to end this piece of art that we worked so hard on.”

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