If Plaintiff willingly participate in the sport of football where harmful

If plaintiff willingly participate in the sport of

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2.If Plaintiff willingly participate in the sport of football where harmful maneuvers occur that can result in unintentional injury, does Plaintiff also consent to said injury occurring against Plaintiff? 3.Is the injury a result of a hit or play is considered legal in the game? 1. Yes, but there must be consideration that the game of football is violent in nature and injuries occur with this then laws can not be applied. 2. Yes, Plaintiff willingly and continuously played in the football game, but does not consent to what is deemed to be illegal in the game or intentional injury caused by other players 3. No, the hit was a result of a broken rule of the game of football. In the guideline Article 1, Item 1, Subsection C, it is stated that All players are prohibited from striking on the head, face or neck with the heel, back or side of the hand, wrist, forearm, elbow or clasped hands. Reasoning: Football is a sport that is known for excessive violence and serious injuries can be caused. During the games this means that tort laws does not apply on the field. All Players are offered and willingly sign contracts to participate in football and are advised of all rules. Specific rules and guidelines and set in place to prevent serious, career-ending/life-
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threatening injuries from occurring. Rules must be followed by all players to protect themselves and their fellow players. Holding: Judgement was reversed and remanded for new trial.
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  • Fall '17
  • J. Barber
  • Appellate court, Cincinnati Bengals

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