Class-Action Foul Territory
Lawyers want to force teams to use 'foul pole to foul pole' netting to protect fans from injury.
For over a century, baseball fans hit by foul balls or splintered bats have struck out virtually every time they’ve sought compensation for their injuries through the legal system. And the reason for this slump hasn’t changed in all that time. Think of it as plaintiffs’ lawyers in Cubs uniforms.
Randy Maniloff's full commentary regarding recent litigation against Major League Baseball is available here. (Subscription required)