Gavin Cox is 100% responsible for his own injuries, a jury found late Tuesday night, according to Clark County District Court records.
The tourist took part in the magician's magic trick and said he suffered brain injuries during the show.
The jury ruled that the five parties named in the lawsuit – including Copperfield – were all responsible for the injuries. Cox was "100%" responsible for his injuries, it said.
Cox participated in an illusion trick that made 13 random spectators disappear on stage.
As part of the engraving, Copperfield casually selects the contestants by throwing 13 balls into the audience, and the volunteers are placed in a cage hovering across the stage. The illusionist then reveals the 1
Cox participated in the trick, saying he had suffered brain damage after stumbling backstage and falling into a dark construction zone. The millionaire lawsuit he filed a year after the incident not only named Copperfield, but also MGM Grand Hotel and at least three other companies affiliated with the show.
During the trial, Copperfield told the court that Cox had participated in the trick known as the "Vanishing Crowd or Lucky 13" and completed the course without any problems.