Common Sense Or Failure To Warn?

Law360, New York (August 10, 2009, 9:43 AM EDT) -- Did you know that if you get too hot while exercising, heat exhaustion or heat stroke could result? According to the Southern District of Ohio in Stringer v. National Football League, Case No. 2:03-CV-665 (S.D. Ohio July 10, 2009), that fact is not obvious enough under Minnesota law to negate a duty to warn.

The case arose out of the death of NFL star Korey Stringer, who died of complications from heat stroke suffered during Summer training camp with the Minnesota Vikings.

Stringer’s wife sought to...
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