Iowa Court Overturns Rulings In Softb...

Iowa Court Overturns Rulings In Softball Game

There are 6 comments on the WHOtv story from Oct 22, 2010, titled Iowa Court Overturns Rulings In Softball Game. In it, WHOtv reports that:

The Iowa Supreme Court says a softball player injured when a bat hit him in the head can pursue a lawsuit against the batter.

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San Francisco, CA

#1 Oct 22, 2010
I fully believe that Benjamin Field should have been paying attention to Luke while he was batting. What were doing pickin flowers????? It's baseball. Pay attention and most importantly don't try to sue someone for not paying attention to the game your playing.
Nevada Guy

Spirit Lake, IA

#2 Oct 22, 2010
I just voted no on 3 supreme ct justices and no on about 15 district judges. Get them out before they let Rubashkin go.

Ames, IA

#3 Oct 24, 2010
Nevada Guy, you obviously have not gotten a quality education. You wouldn't survive the schooling and experience they have to go through to get to those positions.

Davenport, IA

#4 Oct 24, 2010
Isn't there an "assumed risk" when it comes to sports? Jeez, why do all the crybabies sue every time they get a boo boo? Suck it up and have some self respect.

West Des Moines, IA

#5 Oct 25, 2010
I agree that there are risks with every sport. However, how do you get a bat from home plate to first base and have it hit someone hard enough to cause that kind of damage? It sounds like he either had malicious intent against the first baseman or he was a totally reckless idiot who shouldn't be playing the sport.
old man

West Des Moines, IA

#6 Dec 21, 2010
if your 90 feet from the batter whit a glove on how do you not see the bat flying towards you?

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