Post Date: 6/7/12
This informative video gives a brief overview of sports and recreation accident cases. The video explains the types of sports and recreation accident cases, the applicable safety standards and challenges of presenting a sports and recreation accident case.
A. Sports and recreation cases include instances in which the actual participant in the athletic event is injured. These instances can arise from the following:
A: This involves a coach matching the classic 95 lb. freshman against a 250 lb. senior which results in serious injury to the smaller player. Those types of mismatches shouldn't happen.
A. There are recognized standards for facilities that host sporting events. Courts and athletic fields need to have a buffer, or safety area, around them for the benefit of both the participants as well as the spectators.
A. The challenge in these cases is very simple, athletic and recreational activities involve a certain degree of risk. The only types of cases that the law permits us to pursue is when there is an unreasonable risk or extra risk injected into the event due to the negligence of the person in control or due to a product or facility that is just not safe.
If you have other questions about New Jersey and Pennsylvania sports and recreation accident cases, feel free to contact our PA & NJ personal injuries at 877.944.8396.