Fans, Keep Your Eye on the Hot Dog

An errant behind-the-back dog toss by Slugger, the Kansas City Royals mascot, during a game last fall has provided the fodder for a personal injury lawsuit.  Plaintiff John Coomer claims that he suffered injuries to his eye after being struck with a hot dog of course.  A few notes on the lawsuit, and perhaps this emerging area of tort law:

Thanks to James for the link!


  1. […] March Connecticut Sports Law touched upon a lawsuit filed by a Kansas City Royals fan who claims that he was injured after being hit with a hot dog after the Royals’ mascot misfired with a behind-the-back pass.  The plaintiff in that […]

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