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Tuesday, June 24, 2014

New Trial in Sluggerr Hot Dog Lawsuit

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The Supreme Court ruled that the trial judge made an error by instructing jurors to decide whether the risk of injury from the hot dog toss was “an inherent risk” of watching a Royals baseball game. That was a question that the judge should have decided, according to Tuesday’s ruling.

The jury instead should have been asked to decide whether Sluggerrr injured Coomer by hitting him with a hot dog and whether that constituted negligence.

 

The Yankee Clapper Posted: June 24, 2014 at 09:36 PM | 7 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: funny, hot dogs, justice, kansas city royals, lawsuits, mascots

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   1. Bhaakon Posted: June 25, 2014 at 01:35 AM (#4735051)
Well, I'm glad they cleared that up.
   2. Walt Davis Posted: June 25, 2014 at 03:02 AM (#4735057)
Whew, Missouri Supreme Court ... so not the law of the land. That dumb new Cub mascot can breathe easy for a while.

EDIT: Disappointed it's not Ron Coomer.
   3. Weekly Journalist_ Posted: June 25, 2014 at 06:16 AM (#4735068)
Do you mean Randall Simon?
   4. Willie Horton Hears The Who (Dan Lee) Posted: June 25, 2014 at 07:04 AM (#4735071)
Did they ever come to a decision in Flanders v. Springfield Speedway?
   5. RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: June 25, 2014 at 08:59 AM (#4735089)
I hadn't heard about this for awhile, so its nice to ketchup. I will relish the outcome in this one.
   6. Willie Horton Hears The Who (Dan Lee) Posted: June 25, 2014 at 09:18 AM (#4735101)
I think Coomer's probably just a spoiled brat.
   7. You Know Nothing JT Snow (YR) Posted: June 25, 2014 at 09:23 AM (#4735107)
Did they ever come to a decision in Flanders v. Springfield Speedway?


Yes but Judge Snyder ruled that we may never speak of it again.

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