Injuries that can be classified under sport spectator injuries are generally arising out of:
Lawsuits for sport spectator injuries are generally based on negligence principles. That means to be successful, you must prove that:
In many states, specific laws have been adopted for certain sporting events such as hockey and baseball. They generally make it more difficult to sue for an injury that results from being struck with a flying puck or ball.
Depending on the circumstances in a lawsuit by an injured sport spectator, the following can be liable:
Generally, the most common defenses to a lawsuit for an injured sport spectator are:
If you have been injured as a sport spectator in some way, and think someone else is liable to you, it is highly recommended for you to contact a personal injury attorney. Only they will be able to explain the issues and help protect your rights.
Last Modified: 04-24-2018 01:17 AM PDTLaw Library Disclaimer
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