Alan Poindexter, 50, a former NASA astronaut died in June when a vacation went horribly wrong. Poindexter was enjoying a weekend of jet skiing and fun with his children when his 26-year-old son, who was riding a separate jet...more
John Coomer claimed that he was injured when he was hit in the eye by a foil wrapped hot dog, shot out of an air cannon by Royals' mascot Slugerr, during a 2009 Kansas City Royals game. He sued the Royals for his injuries...more
In This Issue:
- Take Me Out To the Ball Game, But Keep Me Away From the Flying Hotdogs
- Full Court Press Gets Young Women the Right to Play AND Be Cheered
- Will Dorsett be able to “Heisman” SER Media?...more
Smriti Nalwa v. Cedar Fair, L.P.
SUPREME COURT OF CALIFORNIA (December 31, 2012)
The primary assumption of risk doctrine prevents liability from attaching to operators, instructors, and participants in specific...more
Implicitly marking the 20th anniversary of its seminal decision in Knight v. Jewett, which established the doctrine of primary assumption of the risk, the California Supreme Court confirmed both the continuing vitality and...more
Every year news reports fill the airwaves with reports of after-hours drownings at the Jersey Shore. Drownings occurred in Bradley Beach and Asbury Park last summer as well as in a number of other shore communities. The lure...more
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