US magician David Copperfield was negligent but not financially responsible for a British man's injuries during a trick, a jury says.
The jury in Nevada says Gavin Cox has caused his own injuries during the famous disappearance at a Las Vegas show in 201
Mr. Cox filed a negligence lawsuit after being dropped during the show. He said he suffers from brain and other injuries.
The verdict means that he can not claim any financial damages from the illusionist.
Mr. Copperfield, the highest paid mage in the world, has done the "Lucky # 13" trick thousands of times without any problems.
The illusion is to make 13 random viewers disappear on stage.
The big surprise comes when the illusionist unveils the 13 in the back of the auditorium.
Last month, Mr. Copperfield had to announce in court that after curtains fell on the participants on the stage, they hurried through corridors that took them around the Las Vegas MGM Resort.
They leave the building and enter the theater again.
Mr. Cox, a 58-year-old man from Kent, falls while being led by stage workers through these passages. He was hospitalized with a dislocated shoulder.
He said that doctors later diagnosed a brain lesion.
Mr. Cox's lawsuit claimed that he had spent more than $ 400,000 (£ 302,000) on medical bills. He claimed that rubble was in his client's passages, but Mr. Copperfield said he went the same way earlier and it was
The Las Vegas Resort MGM and Mr. Copperfield's company were also defendants in the lawsuit.
They were also negligent – but not found financially liable for Mr. Cox's injuries.