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'Jumanji' Star Kevin Hart Home from Rehab & Has Lawyered up after Injuries from Car Crash: Report

Claudine Varela
Sep 23, 2019
04:04 A.M.
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Kevin Hart has lawyered up and is poised to sue the company that customized his vehicle that figured in his recent car accident. Moreover, he may be facing another lawsuit against him for negligence.

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It will be a busy recovery for Kevin Hart who’s gearing up for a big lawsuit surrounding his car accident.

Kevin Hart at a basketball game in Pennsylvania in January 2017. | Photo: Getty Images

Kevin Hart at a basketball game in Pennsylvania in January 2017. | Photo: Getty Images

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According to TMZ, Hart has hired an attorney and will may filing a case against the company that customized his 1970 Plymouth Barracuda, the vehicle that crashed during Labor Day Weekend which resulted in his back injury.

Hart’s lawsuit hinges on the fact that Speedkore was an expert and did not advise him against customizing his vehicle without installing a safety harness.

Hart was a passenger during the accident which also injured his friend, Jared Black who was driving. A third passenger, Black’s girlfriend suffered minor injuries.

Also according to TMZ’s report, both Black and his girlfriend have hired lawyers and are poised to sue Hart for negligence.

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An investigation of the accident revealed that Hart’s vintage sports car lacked the necessary safety features that would have prevented his injuries. Specifically, it didn’t have a roll cag, air bags, and a five point harness that a car as powerful as the Plymouth should have been equipped with.

Hart’s lawsuit hinges on the fact that Speedkore was an expert and did not advise him against customizing his vehicle without installing a safety harness. Meanwhile, Black and his girlfriend’s case may accuse Hart of putting weight more on his car’s authenticity than its safety.

Last week, a woman who was caught with Hart in an explicit video in 2017 sued. The woman, Montia Sabbag accused the actor and his friend, J.T. Jackson of conspiring to film their encounter to gain mileage for their comedy tour.

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Hart was released from the hospital 10 days after the crash and after undergoing an operation to repair his spine which obtained three fractures. He was transferred to a rehab facility where he underwent physical therapy.

As of last week, the actor was back home where his road to recovery continues. It may prove to be a bumpy road with these lawsuits keeping him occupied. Not to mention, an unrelated lawsuit that emerged also after the accident.

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Last week, a woman who was caught with Hart in an explicit video in 2017 sued him for $60 million. The woman, Montia Sabbag accused the actor and his friend, J.T. Jackson of conspiring to film their encounter to gain mileage for their comedy tour.

Hart previously denied knowing that they were being filmed which placed the blame solely on Jackson who was arrested for trying to extort money from Hart to keep the tape from leaking. But Sabbag refused to believe Hart was innocent so she filed a new case involving him in the conspiracy.

It will definitely be a bumpy road to recovery for Hart with these lawsuits keeping him occupied.

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