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Proposed Class Action Lawsuit Against MLB

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Just one day prior to baseball’s July 14 All-Star Game, a proposed class-action lawsuit was filed against Major League Baseball (MLB).  The suit claims MLB does not do enough to protect its fans from foul balls and splintered bats.  Specifically, the suit says people sitting along the third- and first-base lines should be shielded from

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Foul ball, Loose puck, Flying bat — Who is to Blame?

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Here is an interesting hypothetical case which, unfortunately, sometimes really happens:  You are watching a sporting event when something comes flying into the stands.   It could be a puck at an ice arena, a foul ball at a baseball stadium, or even a flying bat (baseball bat, that is!).  Whatever the object, let us

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Take Me Out at the Ball Game ?!!?

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Does a spectator sitting in the grandstand hit by a ball at a baseball game stand a chance at a lawsuit? In the summer of 2010, a trip to the ball park for a Georgia man and his 6-year -old daughter turned disastrous.  According to an article in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, a “line drive sliced

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