Cubs Escape Foul Ball Blindness Suit, But MLB Does Not

Law360 (March 8, 2018, 5:50 PM EST) -- The Chicago Cubs have been released from a suit brought by a baseball fan who claims he was blinded in one eye after getting hit by a foul ball during a game at Wrigley Field last summer, but Major League Baseball will continue as a defendant, a Cook County judge ruled on Wednesday.

In December, both the Cubs and MLB argued that they should be dismissed from the suit, saying that John “Jay” Loos’ claims are barred by the Illinois Baseball Facility Liability Act, a decades-old...
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