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|Posté le: 26 Fév 2018 06:42 Sujet du message: Tennis star wins US Open concussion lawsuit
|The 23-year-old Canadian slipped on a cleaning substance on the floor after playing a late-night match on 4 September 2015, suffering a concussion.She did not play for the rest of the 2015 season and her world ranking has since Kyrie Irving Womens Jersey dropped below the top 100.
The former Wimbledon finalist is seeking millions in lost earnings.The United States Tennis Association (USTA) was found to be responsible for 75% of her damages after the jury in Brooklyn deliberated for less than one hour on Thursday evening.
"When you get 75% or better, you can't ever complain about that," Benedict Morelli, Bouchard's lawyer, told reporters after the jury's decision.Bouchard told the court she could feel the chemical cleaning agents burning her skin "all over me".
She testified: "I screamed, 'Oh my God, it burns!'"The injury took place in the locker room at the Queens facility, after cleaning workers applied a substance to the floor thinking that all the players had left for the day.
"We just assumed that she had left," testified trainer Kristy Stahr, on behalf of USTA.According to the New York Gabriel Landeskog Authentic Jersey Times, the damages phase of the trial takes place on Friday at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
The hearing will determine how much the injury cost Bouchard, whose world ranking has since http://www.officialavalancheauthentic.com/Francois_Beauchemin_Jersey dropped from Number 6 to 116.While the Atlanta Falcons were 21-0 ahead, Ms Bouchard predicted their victory online.
But when New England Patriots fan John Goehrke bet her a date that his team would triumph, she gamely accepted.The Patriots duly mounted a nail-biting comeback in the game's dying minutes.
Ms Bouchard, 22, clearly a woman of her word, tweeted a picture of herself and Mr Goehrke en Bryan Trottier Jersey route to a New York basketball game."Just met my 'Super Bowl Twitter Date' John. On our way to the @BrooklynNets game!" she wrote.
The Montreal native had secured prime courtside seats for the encounter, where the Brooklyn Nets took on the Milwaukee Bucks.Ms Bouchard is a one-time Wimbledon finalist who is currently 44th in the world tennis rankings.