The 26-year-old movie extra who was critically injured during a stunt for "Transformers 3" will receive an $18.5 million settlement from producers.
Gabriela Cedillo had sued Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks Studios after she suffered a serious head injury during a stunt-gone-wrong in Indiana on Sept. 1, 2010.
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For those who don't remember, she was an extra during the Sentinel Prime highway chase scene. A cable on a rig had snapped, whipped through her windshield, and fractured her skull, causing several life threatening injuries.
Her recovery has not been an easy one. The damage she received appears to be permanent and will cause various quality of life issues. For some time, fans have speculated as to whether or not she would receive compensation, and some questioned whether or not she deserved compensation. Those questions have finally been answered.
We here at Seibertron wish Ms. Cedillo and her family the best and hope that her recovery continues and improves.
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