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Mont. Jury awards $850,000 in aluminum bat lawsuit

 

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Mont. Jury awards $850,000 in aluminum bat lawsuit

MATT GOURAS Associated Press Writer HELENA

A jury on Wednesday found that the maker of Louisville Slugger baseball bats failed to adequately warn about the dangers the product can pose, awarding a family $850,000 for the 2003 death of their son in a baseball game. The family of Brandon Patch argued that aluminum baseball bats are dangerous because they cause the baseball to travel at a greater speed. They contended that their 18-year-old son did not have enough time to react to the ball being struck before it hit him in the head while he wa...



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