14.5M Settlement for Boy's Brain Injury from Metal Bat
Written By: Rheingold, Valet, Rheingold, Ruffo & Giuffra LLP
By: George Mikhail
A New Jersey teenage boy suffered brain damage after being struck by a line drive off a metal bat while pitching in a baseball game settles his lawsuit for 14.5 million. The baseball hammered Stephen Domalewskis in the chest, slightly above his heart. The hit was in the precise time, in between heartbeats, sending him into cardiac arrest. While the paramedics came within minutes, there was no oxygen to his brain for 15-20 minutes. The family claims the metal bat was not safe because the baseballs are hit at much faster speeds than wooden bats.
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