Disney fined for Star Wars on-set accident involving Harrison Ford

7 November 2016

Further to the recent publication of the Sentencing Council’s Health & Safety Guidelines, it was felt that a tougher stance on breaches might follow. In this short comment piece Giles Bedloe dissects the matter (helpfully linking to the sentencing guidelines for reference) and explores the point of fine versus proportionality in terms of the defendant’s financial turnover and subsidiary or parent companies.

DISNEY COMPANY FINED AN ARM AND A LEG FOR ACCIDENT WHICH NEARLY COST HARRISON FORD HIS LEG