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BAD SONG

Christina Tone was riding a chairlift at the Song Mountain Ski Center when her skis got entangled with those of her son's. Unable to disembark safely, she ended upon falling off the lift and was ...
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IT'S ALL INCIDENTAL

Lilith D. was injured when she slipped and fell on a tile floor near Manhattan Plaza Health Club's indoor pool. While the New York County Supreme Court declined to dismiss her personal-injury ...
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MORE HORSING AROUND?

After helping Ana Valencia mount a horse, an attendant ducked under the head of the animal causing it to nudge another horse which ended up kicking (and injuring) Valencia's leg. When the Supreme ...
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WAS THIS BY DESIGN?

While attempting to tackle an opponent during the course of a flag football game, Miriam Delgado inadvertently grabbed a ring connector and suffered a significant finger injury. When she later filed a ...
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A HORSE IS A HORSE ...

Meghan Fenty filed suit against Seven Meadows Farms after she suffered a horseback riding injury. And when an Orange County Supreme Court judge later dismissed her case, she appealed. Because Fenty ...
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ONCE UPON A MATTRESS

Jalila Jones, a dance major at Hofstra University, sued the school for negligence after she was injured while jumping over some stacked air mattresses during a dance class. While the New York County ...
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NO ATHLETIC SUPPORTER

Brianna Stach, a high school student, was injured after falling onto a bare lobby floor during cheerleading practice. When she later filed suit, Brianna alleged the school had been negligent because ...
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INTO THE WOODS

John Bocelli sued Nassau County after he tripped and fell on an exposed sprinkler head while playing flag football at Stillwell Woods Park. Although the Nassau County Supreme Court thought Bocelli had ...
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BALL BLUNDER

While practicing on school grounds, Keith O'Connor was hit in the face with a baseball that bounced up off the ground. When a lawsuit was later filed against the Hewlett-Woodmere Union Free School ...
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PUMPED UP?

Gregory C. Miglino, Jr. filed a wrongful death suit against Bally and Bally Total Fitness after his father collapsed in one of their gyms. Miglino alleged that employees "negligently" failed ...
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SOME RUT

While playing softball on a field owned by the City of New York, Ramon Corona was injured after stepping into a "rut" and also struck out when a Bronx County Supreme Court dismissed his ...
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FAT SHOT?

After he was hit on the head by his own tee shot, Weston Shapiro sued the City of Amsterdam, the owner of the golf course. Although the City wanted the case thrown out on "assumption of ...
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BACK IN THE SADDLE?

Sara Nigro sued the New York Racing Association--operators of Belmont Park--for injuries she sustained after a horse fell on top of her. Nigro, who worked as an exercise rider, was traveling on a dirt ...
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THE DOORS

Catherine Koval was walking down a dark hallway and thought she opened a door which led to a bathroom, but ended up falling down a flight of stairs. When she later filed suit against the homeowner, ...
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DOWN THE DRAIN?

Henry Castro was playing softball on a New York City-owned field when he fell over a sewer grate and injured himself. But after he filed a personal-injury suit, the Kings County Supreme Court ended up ...
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JUSTICE IN FULL SWING?

When Chelise Navarro won her personal-injury case, the N.Y.C. Department of Education asked the Bronx County Supreme Court to vacate the jury's verdict and appealed when its request was denied. Since ...
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CATCHING AIR

James A. Clarke was cruising down the slopes of a Massachusetts ski resort when he accidentally crashed into a fellow skier and was injured. After he sued the resort operator--Catamount Development ...
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MONKEY SUIT?

Nine-year-old Isaiah Smith's mother sued the City of New York after he fell off some monkey bars at a local park (his second monkey-bar related injury). After the New York County Supreme Court threw ...
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GIDDY UP!

Injured while learning to horse-back ride, eight-year-old Katelyn Maher later sued the company offering the lessons and the equestrian center where the instruction took place. When the Suffolk County ...
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YARD SALE!

Injured while snowboarding, Walter Bedder sued the property's owner--Windham Mountain Partners--claiming the trail had been negligently constructed and maintained, which heightened the possibility of ...
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CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM

The Town of Amherst and Peter and Susan Muffoletto were sued after Robin Custodi incurred an injury attributed to a two-inch height differential where the Muffolettos's driveway met the curb. When the ...
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WHAT A DITCH!

Kevin Zelie was playing basketball in a park owned by the Town of Van Buren when he fell in a drainage ditch situated several feet away from the play-area's boundary. After a negligence case was ...
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THIS MUST HAVE BEEN A NAG

During the course of a date, Barbara Ann Stanislav was injured while horseback riding. She later sued her boyfriend, William Papp, claiming he hadn't warned her of the activity's dangers and that he ...
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DON'T PRESS YOUR LUCK

While he was attending a fitness class at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), Matthew Capuano's trainer directed him to "max out" on the horizontal leg press machine. Unable to keep the ...
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WHAT THE PUCK?

During a roller hockey game, Robert Kormoski knocked down another player, Michael Filippazzo, and repeatedly punched him. When a lawsuit was later filed, Kormoski claimed he wasn't liable for the ...
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