Greenwood, IN asked in Personal Injury, Products Liability, Entertainment / Sports and Environmental for Indiana

Q: baseball hitting my house, causes damage either to my property or to someone in the house who's liable?

School baseball field almost right next to our backyard, yesterday a fly ball crashed right into our yard a meter from me. I have three kids and I can't help but forsee glass windows breaking and one of the kids getting hurt. The school has a tall-ish fence up however the balls have been finding their way none the less....other then wait to move is their anything I can do legally or proactively?

Thank you for your time and efforts.

1 Lawyer Answer
Brandon A. Yosha
Brandon A. Yosha
Answered
  • Products Liability Lawyer
  • Indianapolis, IN
  • Licensed in Indiana

A: First, you should notify the superintendent of the little league program. It is quite possible that the superintendent will take steps to prevent foul balls from colliding into your house (i.e. building additional fencing. You could also hire an experienced Attorney to draft and prepare a temporary restraining order against the baseball organization to cease baseball activities until the issue is resolved and you house is no longer in peril.

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