New York high court takes up negligent-golfing case

by Walter Olson on November 30, 2010

Two doctors, frequent golf partners, were playing a round together when one was struck in the face at close range by the other’s ball. Lower courts dismissed the resulting case, which is now on appeal. [Lowering the Bar, WSJ Law Blog] Plus: WLF (“this is not a lawyer or doctor joke.”)

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1 Joe 12.04.10 at 1:33 pm

Yeah, right. And a baseball player who gets hit by a pitch has the right to sue the pitcher, too. Or a football player has the right to sue the guy who tackles him. When you play sports you should expect injuries once in a while. If you can’t handle that fact of life, then don’t play.

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