Assumption of Risk Doctrine Bars New York Sports Injury Lawsuits - Part 2 (Baseball)

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New York courts have long held that people taking part in a sport or recreational activity are deemed to consent to those commonly appreciated risks or injuries that are inherent in and arise out of the nature of the sport generally. In other words, most sports injury cases will be dismissed because of the doctrine known as assumption of risk.

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