Another Law Suit, Another Day

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Another Law Suit, Another Day

Post by DoriumLux » Thu Jul 02, 2009 1:16 pm

"On June 30, the California Court of Appeal held that a man who was burned by the huge bonfire that ends the Burning Man festival each year could not sue the festival organizers. Anthony Beninati admitted he had intentionally walked into the fire, and that he had previously known fire was hot. But he argued, basically, that the organizers were negligent because they should not have let him approach the fire so closely.

He did not win."

Full story here...


http://www.loweringthebar.net/2009/07/c ... g-man.html

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Post by Simon of the Playa » Thu Jul 02, 2009 1:24 pm

i just read, and re-read, and re-read-read the back of my ticket, and NOWHERE does it say that fire is hot.

WTF?
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Post by Playa Tom » Sat Jul 04, 2009 11:10 pm

Even though Burning Man won the lawsuit the legal team cost a lot of money. Another reason tickets cost so much.

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Post by Simon of the Playa » Sun Jul 05, 2009 10:34 am

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Post by bigbluedoggy » Sun Jul 05, 2009 10:54 am

If this guy ever shows up on the playa again, can we set him on fire?
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Post by Simon of the Playa » Sun Jul 05, 2009 10:58 am

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Post by pizzamancer » Sun Jul 05, 2009 4:40 pm

bigbluedoggy wrote:If this guy ever shows up on the playa again, can we set him on fire?
I will bring gasoline.
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Post by dj_john69 » Sun Jul 05, 2009 5:02 pm

LOL...what a fucking idiot !!
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Post by we0ne » Wed Jul 08, 2009 10:13 pm

Playa Tom wrote:Even though Burning Man won the lawsuit the legal team cost a lot of money. Another reason tickets cost so much.
Actually the plaintiff covers legal costs.
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Post by we0ne » Wed Jul 08, 2009 10:16 pm

pizzamancer wrote:
bigbluedoggy wrote:If this guy ever shows up on the playa again, can we set him on fire?
I will bring gasoline.
I believe that event has already been scheduled in the who, what, where guide.
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Post by theCryptofishist » Thu Jul 09, 2009 9:40 am

Enough, please, already.

This is being getting so petty and childish, that I'm wearying of it.
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Post by we0ne » Fri Jul 10, 2009 2:09 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:Enough, please, already.

This is being getting so petty and childish, that I'm wearying of it.
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Post by skygnome777 » Fri Jul 10, 2009 9:33 pm

Why is it the California court of appeals and not Nevada?
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Post by mdmf007 » Sat Jul 11, 2009 1:16 pm

skygnome777 wrote:Why is it the California court of appeals and not Nevada?
BM has offices in Nevada and California - I imagine it was served in Cali for convenience

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