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PITTSBURGH (AP) _ A judge has ruled that a foul ball lawsuit can continue against the Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball and a municipal authority that owns public sports and entertainment venues in the area.

An usher at PNC Park in April helped Wendy Camlin to her seat when a foul ball hit the netting behind home plate and struck her in the head.

The game was delayed more than 20 minutes while she was taken away on a stretcher.

Her attorneys had said her case wasn’t subject to a state law that states teams and stadiums aren’t liable for injuries as long as reasonable precautions were taken.

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports (http://bit.ly/2b07T2C ) the county judge agreed with Camlin’s lawyers on Thursday.

Camlin seeks more than $35,000 in damages from each defendant.

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Information from: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, http://pghtrib.com

 

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