A pitcher hit in the face by a line drive during batting practice assumed the risk of injury and cannot sue his school, a split Third Department panel has ruled. The court rejected Shawn Bukowski's contention that the conditions were especially hazardous during the indoor practice at Clarkson University in Potsdam because there was no "L-screen" to protect him and the lighting was questionable.
Assumption of Risk Dooms College Pitcher's Bid to Sue for Injury
New York Law Journal
July 18, 2011
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