The woman struck by singer Miguel during his active 2013 Billboard Music Awards performance is suffering from possible brain damage.
Audience member Khyati Shah was in the crowd in Las Vegas last month when Miguel fell short during his jump over people and landed on her. He later met with her and seemed very concerned about her well-being.
There were first rumors that Miguel might be facing legal action over the accident. But it actually seems to be a lot more serious than a lawsuit.
The injury reportedly caused severe trauma to Shah, with symptoms consistent with brain damage.
The victim’s lawyer, Vip Bhola, stated, “Some of the difficulties she’s experiencing are cognitive in nature and lead to suspicion of a neurological head injury.”
Bhola said executives at the Billboard Music Awards should have insisted she was rushed to the hospital, but gave her an ice pack instead.
Shah disappeared from view after receiving the brunt of the blow as Miguel landed on her.
After the incident, Miguel met Kyahti Shah and was visibly upset about hurting her.
Miguel later posted a message on Twitter about the incident, writing, “Got caught up in moment, thank goodness Khyati is okay”. Shah is currently having neurological testing to determine the extent of her injuries.
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