Nearly three years after Paul van Dyk‘s near-death stage fall at ASOT 750, the DJ has been court docket granted over $12.5 million from occasion organizers following a lawsuit.
van Dyk suffered a mind damage and injury to his backbone on account of the nasty fall. Thankfully, his highway to restoration solely lasted a brisk three months, together with surgical procedure and bodily remedy. However, the intense fall had a long-lasting impression on van Dyk and his profession.
During his A State of Trance present in February 2016, van Dyk stood on prime of the stage design. While it’s widespread observe for DJs to leap on their sales space, audio system, or the stage construction to construct hype, no one forewarned him that the stage was unstable.
The judgement handed down awarded van Dyk $12,588,643.45 whole for medical payments and misplaced income.
According to a report, the breakdown included $2 million for future medical bills, $1.2 million for misplaced income over the previous two years, and $2.475 million for prospected future loses over the following 10 years. Plus, further damages.
Recently, van Dyk opened up concerning the incident and his relationship with ASOT. “I would like everybody concerned in a roundabout way in manufacturing and reserving to shine a light-weight on the security of their occasions,” he stated.
Paul van Dyk’s Stage Fall
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