When the flies were tested after the sound blast
, their hearing was found to be impaired.
The mom filed the lawsuit after she and her daughter had donned their Belieber t-shirts and gone to see the teen heartthrob in concert during the summer, saying that her ears had been damaged by the loud screaming of fellow fans, or - in her words - that she was "injured by a sound blast
that exceeded safe decibel levels."
Bettis said she took her daughter to a July 14, 2010, Justin Bieber concert at the Rose Quarter in Portland and "due to an unforeseen aspect of the show, I was injured by a sound blast
that exceeding safe decibel levels.
Evidently, when the Biebs got into a heart-shaped gondola contraption so that he could be pulled over the audience, he "created a wave-like effect of screaming by pointing into various sections of the arena." Bieber then whipped the crowd into a frenzy by "continuously waving his arms in a quick and upward motion." The gondola supposedly "acted as a sound conductor, creating a sound blast
that permanently damaged both my ears," she claimed.
The beam can deliver messages in a crowd control situation or discharge a debilitating sound blast
. It was famously used against pirates attempting to attack a cruise ship near Somalia last year.
These create a sound blast
of 250 decibels and a frequency of 8 to 170 Hz -- not quite a mere puff.
She claims the sound blast
came when Bieber, 18, climbed into a "heart-shaped aluminium/steel gondola" which was pulled over the crowd.
She said that the gondola acted as a "sound conductor creating a sound blast
that permanently damaged both of my ears."
His trademark pumping trance sound blasts
away the winter freeze and brings back memories of late nights in Ibiza.
back Nobody does better with other people's cast-offs than Brian Ellison, and Sound Accord again advertised the Yorkshire-based trainer's skills when running out an easy winner of the latest qualifier for the Betfair Chase series.
during commercial breaks actually are a blight that irks TV viewers in several parts of the world, including the U.S.