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LOS ANGELES: Rafael Reyna Injured In Dodger Stadium Fight Inside The Parking Lot

Apr 1, 2019

Rafael Reyna Dodger Stadium: 45-Year-Old Man Identified as Rafael Reyna Was Injured At Los Angeles’ Dodger Stadium After Fight In Parking Lot –> Support The Victim Through Go Fund Me

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (March 31, 2019) – A 45-year-old man identified as Rafael Reyna was seriously injured in a fight at the Dodger Stadium parking lot.

Los Angeles police are saying that the fight took place on Saturday morning. Rafael Reyna was on Facetime with his wife when there was a commotion. 

For reasons that remain under investigation, the victim struck his head on concrete. The incident took place around 1:00 a.m. after the Dodgers finished playing against the Arizona Diamondbacks. 

Rafael Reyna was transported to the USC Medical center and remains on life support after suffering a skull fracture. There have been no arrests at this time following the attack. 

This is far from the first time that there have been fights at the Dodger Stadium. A number of fights broke out on the second night of the 2019 season. Nearly 8 years ago another man sustained a serious head injury the parking lot of the Dodger Stadium following a game. 

You can support the family of Rafael Reyna by donating to the Go Fund Me page set up for him. 

Liability In Fights At The Dodger Stadium

Every business has a responsibility to take measures to make their premises reasonably safe. According to the California Civil Code § 1714 subsection (a), “Everyone is responsible, not only for the result of his or her willful acts, but also for an injury occasioned to another by his or her want of ordinary care or skill in the management of his or her property or person, except so far as the latter has, willfully or by want of ordinary care, brought the injury upon himself or herself.” This includes measures to take reasonable steps to prevent attacks and crime.

Tensions can often run high after sports games. If you throw alcohol and lax security into the equation the results can be catastrophic. There are a number of security measures that stadium owners can take to help keep fans safe. This may include:

  • Hiring security guards
  • Keeping parking lots well-lit
  • Installing cameras

The level of security that a business should utilize will depend on a variety of factors. For example, if there are a history of attacks or fights at a given location a company should take additional safety measures. If a company fails to take reasonable measures to protect fans they may face civil liability in the event of an attack. Victims may be able to receive support for medical bills, lost wages and pain and suffering. A premises liability attorney can examine the specific facts of your case and let you know what your options are. 

Getting Help After An Attack

We at West Coast Trial Lawyers extend our deepest sympathies to Rafael Reyna and his family as he continues to recover. We strongly encourage anyone that may have seen what happened to reach out to the Los Angeles police department. There needs to be some accountability. Steps must be taken to help make the Dodger Stadium safer. No person or family should ever have to suffer through something like this. 

Have you or someone that you love been injured in an attack at the Dodger Stadium? There are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer questions that you may have about your rights. We’ve resolved thousands of personal injury claims and are able to help guide you following an incident. Whether you just have questions about your rights or need more information about an attack we are here for you. You’re always welcome to reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.

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