Alec Baldwin Finds Himself in More Legal Trouble

Alec Baldwin and the production crew of the film "Rust" are facing allegations of negligence on set from three crew members. The trio, Ross Addiego, Doran Curtin, and Reese Price, have filed a lawsuit seeking unspecified damages, citing negligence and intentional infliction of emotional distress. The lawsuit is in relation to the fatal shooting of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, which occurred on set. The three crew members claim to have witnessed several safety protocols being disregarded, which they believe contributed to the tragedy. TMZ obtained the court documents outlining their allegations.

The allegations of negligence on set during the filming of "Rust" have resulted in a lawsuit against Alec Baldwin and the entire production crew by three crew members. The lawsuit seeks damages and accuses the crew of both negligence and intentional infliction of emotional distress. The three crew members were reportedly present during the fatal shooting of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and claim to have seen safety protocols being ignored. Their allegations are outlined in court documents obtained by TMZ.

Three crew members of the movie "Rust," Ross Addiego, Doran Curtin, and Reese Price, have filed a lawsuit against Alec Baldwin and the production crew, accusing them of negligence and intentional infliction of emotional distress following the fatal shooting of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. The three crew members were present during the shooting incident and claim to have witnessed several safety protocols being disregarded, which they believe contributed to the tragedy. Addiego worked as a dolly operator, Curtin was a set costumer, and Price served as a key grip on the set of "Rust." The lawsuit seeks unspecified damages.

According to TMZ, the three crew members have criticized the producers' decision to use "operable firearms" during 17 of the 21 days of filming, despite other alternatives such as special effects or prop guns being available. They claim to have been deeply affected by the events that took place and continue to suffer the consequences of the tragedy. The court documents obtained by TMZ also allege a failure to investigate previous accidental discharges that occurred on the movie set. Furthermore, the documents suggest that the armorer, Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, was hired and deemed trustworthy despite allegedly lacking the necessary experience for the role.

The lawsuit filed by the crew members adds to the mounting legal challenges faced by the production crew of "Rust." The allegations of negligence and intentional infliction of emotional distress have put the spotlight on safety protocols on film sets and the use of firearms during filming. The tragic incident has raised concerns about the safety of cast and crew members on movie sets and has prompted calls for stricter safety measures to be put in place.

Legal documents obtained by TMZ indicate that Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, the armorer on the set of "Rust," allegedly admitted that she did not inspect the gun before passing it to Dave Halls, who then gave it to Alec Baldwin. Halls reportedly claimed the gun was "cold" without ensuring it was safe. These allegations shed light on the possible safety failures that may have contributed to the tragic shooting of Halyna Hutchins.

The crew members who filed the lawsuit have stated that they were deeply affected by the shooting and have been traumatized by the experience. They claim to have quickly offered assistance when Hutchins was shot and believe that the incident was the result of negligence and disregard for safety protocols. The legal action taken by the crew members highlights the importance of safety measures on film sets and the need for accountability in the event of tragic accidents.

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