John Loos, 60, of suburban Chicago was sitting "close to the field" and was then hit at the Cubs' Aug. 29 game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, according to the Sun-Times.
Installing more netting and safety precautions has been a topic every single season in Major League Baseball, because there is bound to be a handful of people that end up getting severely injured from an arrant foul ball or flying bat coming at a high rate of speed during any given game. "I guess I had no idea how fast they went". He is seeking $50,000 in damages and claims his injury could have been prevented.
Perez explained Major League Baseball tickets feature injury disclaimers for batted balls into the stands that limit the liability of teams, although Loos was there as a guest of his lawyer and didn't have a ticket.
"In terms of the liability issue, I kind of fell off on that part of it, because I'm not exactly schooled on exactly what we should be doing when an accident happens inside of a private place - a stadium", he said.
On September 20th a 2-year-old girl was injured when she was hit in the face by a ball going 105mph at a New York Yankees game.
The Cubs will add at least 30 more feet of protective netting, president of business operations Crane Kenney previously said, a move that will come in conjunction with moving the both dugouts slightly farther down the lines as part of continued Wrigley Field renovations.
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