Insurer On The Hook For Donkey Ball Injury Claims

Law360, New York (December 20, 2013, 3:44 PM EST) -- Two middle school teachers who were hurt playing “donkey ball” have come out on top in an coverage battle with West Bend Mutual Insurance Co., according to a Pennsylvania federal court order posted Thursday.

U.S. District Judge Eduardo Robreno held that West Bend must defend and indemnify policyholder Buckeye Donkey Ball LLC against a lawsuit brought by Amanda Sciolla and Meredith Hopkins over their injuries from the game, in which participants play indoor basketball while riding atop donkeys, according to the decision.

Sciolla and Hopkins filed...
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