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Beninati v. Black Rock City, LLC, No. A121539

By FindLaw Staff on July 01, 2009 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

In a negligence action, trial court judgment is affirmed where the doctrine of primary assumption of risk applies to the activity engaged in by plaintiff at the Burning Man Festival, and thus defendant owed him no duty of care to prevent the injuries he incurred as a result.   

Read Beninati v. Black Rock City, LLC, No. A121539 in PDF

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Appellate Information
Appeal from San Francisco City & County Super. Ct. No. CGC-06-455768.
Filed: June 30, 2009

Before Ruvolo, P.J., Reardon, J., Sepulveda, J.
Opinion by Ruvolo, P.J.

For Plaintiff: The Law Offices of Ian Herzog, Evan D. Marshall and Thomas F. Yuhas.
For Respondent: Murphy, Pearson, Bradley & Feeney, William S. Kronenberg and Steven A. Kronenberg.

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