CHICAGO (STMW) – A welder claims that he was seriously injured this summer during production of the “Transformers 3” movie.

William Kennedy claims he seriously injured his arm on July 25th while working as a welder for special effects to be used in the production of the movie, according to a suit filed Thursday in Cook County Circuit Court.

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The suit claims that Kennedy turned on a 110 volt grinder, which span out of control. The grinder was plugged into an outlet of a temporary control panel in the building that was supposed to be rated at 110 volts. Instead it was wired to supply 220 volts.

Kennedy has become disfigured and disabled and will endure future pain and suffering, according to the suit. He has also suffered a loss of enjoyment of a normal life and his capacity to earn a living has been damaged.

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The suit claims that several companies involved with the production of the film were negligent, which include: Paramount Pictures; Chicago Film Studios, LLC; Film Studios Holdings, LLC; Ryerson Inc.; Ryerson Holdings Corp.; Joseph T. Ryerson & Son, Inc. and DW Studio Productions.

The three-count suit seeks more than $150,000 in damages.

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