Beninati v. Black Rock City, LLC, No. A121539 - Injury & Tort Law - California Case Law
California Case Law - The FindLaw California Supreme Court and Courts of Appeal Opinion Summaries Blog

Beninati v. Black Rock City, LLC, No. A121539

In a negligence action, trial court judgment is affirmed where the doctrine of primary assumption of risk applies to the activity engaged in by plaintiff at the Burning Man Festival, and thus defendant owed him no duty of care to prevent the injuries he incurred as a result.   

Read Beninati v. Black Rock City, LLC, No. A121539 in PDF

Read Beninati v. Black Rock City, LLC, No. A121539 in PDF

Appellate Information
Appeal from San Francisco City & County Super. Ct. No. CGC-06-455768.
FIRST APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION FOUR
Filed: June 30, 2009

Judges
Before Ruvolo, P.J., Reardon, J., Sepulveda, J.
Opinion by Ruvolo, P.J.

Counsel
For Plaintiff: The Law Offices of Ian Herzog, Evan D. Marshall and Thomas F. Yuhas.
For Respondent: Murphy, Pearson, Bradley & Feeney, William S. Kronenberg and Steven A. Kronenberg.