Baumer v. Pachl

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

Attorney charged with violating RICO Statute did not conduct or participate in allegedly illegal activity.

Beninati v. Black Rock City, LLC

Court of Appeal, First District

Cal Rptr. 3d 105

After suffering serious burn injuries while attending the “Burning Man” festival, a patron sued the promoter for negligence. Under the doctrine of primary assumption of risk, the promoter owed attendee no duty of care absent evidence the promoter increased the risk of harm normally associated with the event.