Baseball Player Handed $950K In Louisville Slugger Suit

Law360, New York (December 13, 2011, 7:48 PM EST) -- An Oklahoma federal jury awarded a youth baseball player and his parents $951,000 on Friday in their suit against Louisville Slugger over injuries caused by a ball hit by an allegedly defective bat.

The jury found Dillon, Michael and Cathy Yeaman proved their manufacturers' product liability claims against Hillerich & Bradsby Co. based on a defect in the design of the bat and on the company's failure to provide adequate warning.

The litigation stemmed from an incident in June 2006 in Norman, Okla., in which Dillon...
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Case Information

Case Title

Yeaman et al v. Hillerich & Bradsby Co

Case Number



Oklahoma Western

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Prod. Liability


Stephen P. Friot

Date Filed

October 8, 2010

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