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Beninati v. Black Rock City, LLC, 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.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 06/30/2009
  • Published 06/30/2009


  • RUVOLO, P.J.


  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellant:
  • The Law Offices of Ian Herzog, Evan D. Marshall and Thomas F. Yuhas, Santa Monica, for Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Murphy, Pearson, Bradley & Feeney, William S. Kronenberg and Steven A. Kronenberg, San Francisco, for Respondent.
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