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Victim Of Miguel Head-Kick May Have Brain Damage

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The woman who got kicked in the head on national TV during singer Miguel's stage jump at the Billboard Music Awards might have brain damage, says her lawyer.

Khyati Shah's lawyer, Vip Bhola, tells TMZthat his client has been having medical issues since the incident at the May 19 Las Vegas awards show. "Some of the difficulties she's experiencing are cognitive in nature and lead to suspicion of a neurological head injury."

Bhola accuses the Billboard Music Awards of not giving Shah appropriate treatment by merely giving her an ice pack and not rushing her to the hospital. In a video interview with Billboard after Miguel's performance, Shah was holding the ice pack to her elbow, not her head, and no mention was made of a head injury.

Miguel called the incident "one of the less favorable moments" of the night.

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If Shah's neurological tests indicate brain damage did occur, Boyhla says his client may sue, although it's not clear if she'd name Miguel, the Billboard Music Awards, or both.