Lawsuit dropped against director Berg

December 25th, 2008 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS  

London, Dec 25 (IANS) A lawsuit filed against “Hancock” director Peter Berg, alleging he played a part in the death of a golf cart driver, has been dropped.Imdb.com reports that Berg was a passenger in a sport utility vehicle, which his assistant was driving, when the car struck the cart driven by 25-year-old Nick Papac in Arizona in August 2006.

The director was riding on a highway closed for the filming of his movie “The Kingdom”, where Papac worked as an assistant propmaster.

Papac’s parents filed suit against the moviemaker, for burial expenses, lost earnings and medical expenses in Los Angeles.

Records show Papac’s parents moved for dismissal last week, but do not indicate whether there was a settlement.

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