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David Copperfield subpoenaed as a witness in the case, Briton Gavin Cox, who suffered on the show of illusionist in 2013. The plaintiff’s attorney Benedict Morelli said that will require the actor to reveal the secrets of the trick, in which the coke damaged brain, reports New York Post.
“I need to speak with him, that the jury learned how to work the illusion. I have questioned him about what happened [in the trick], and why my client suffered serious injuries,” explained Morelli.
It is noted that Copperfield is obliged to appear before the court on April 13.
Cox filed a lawsuit against the illusionist in 2016. He stated that he flew to Las Vegas to see a show at Copperfield hotel and entertainment complex MGM Grand. Him and 12 other people were chosen to hold the trick, in which people disappear from a suspended on the stage of the cell, and then suddenly appear in the hall.
According to Cox, when a cell has hidden the curtain, assistants, Copperfield drove him through the secret door in the pitch dark. The plaintiff slipped and fell. Cox was hospitalized and the doctors diagnosed him with a dislocated shoulder and a brain injury. Representatives Copperfield did not confirm the story of the British and uncover the secrets of the show, saying only that a trick has been successfully performed for more than 15 years in a row.
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