Robert Ball obtained defense verdict under the NJ Charitable Immunity Act

    Obtained a defense verdict in a 5 day trial in Morris County  ( NJ )  Superior Court.  Bob represented a town Little League sued for personal injuries by a participant for allegedly allowing a dangerous condition to exist on the field at first base. Plaintiff was rounding first base after a hit and alleged that his cleat became caught under a raised section of first base which was known to exist for an extended period of time prior to plaintiff’s accident.  The accident resulting in a fractured pelvis with a corrective surgery. Bob established that the Little League was a charitable organization entitled to immunity for ordinary negligence under the NJ Charitable Immunity Act. The issue of gross negligence was submitted to the jury which found that the league was not grossly negligent.

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