WHITESNAKE Settles $40,000 Hearing-Loss Lawsuit

According to Pollstar, a couple claiming that a 2003 WHITESNAKE show caused long-term hearing loss has been awarded a $40,000 settlement by the Massachusetts Appeals Court.

The suit was filed by Maryellen and Kevin Burns against WHITESNAKE, the promoter and venue owner, according to a report written by Noah Schaffer and published on the Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly news blog, The Docket.

The gig in question took place at Boston's Orpheum Theatre and was part of the band's "Mmmm … Nice Package" tour, which also featured SCORPIONS and DOKKEN.

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