Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Football is not an "obviously dangerous activity" ..?

Playing tackle football without equipment is not an obviously dangerous activity, a federal appeals court has ruled in a decision that upholds the dismissal of a claim brought by a Pittsburgh teenager who was rendered quadriplegic while playing football at a state juvenile detention facility. The court held among other things that there was insufficient evidence of a "substantial risk of serious harm." Go here for the full story.

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