Carlson v. Town of South Kingstown, a case from the Supreme Court of Rhode Island, involved a plaintiff who was injured at local little league game. According to court records, the plaintiff went to a little league game at a field maintained by the town. She was there to watch her son play in the baseball game.
Plaintiff had been standing at a chain link fence that separated her son’s team’s dugout from the batting cage where pitchers could warm up during the game, so she could see what was happening. After the game, when she went to meet her son in the dugout, she testified that she felt her foot fall into a hole or divot in the ground. When her foot fell into the hole, she suffered three separate fractures in one leg. Continue reading