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Jury still considering whether course is liable for golf injury

By Ken Kobayashi

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 09, 2013

~~<p>A Circuit Court jury will resume deliberations today on whether to award about $14 million to a 79-year-old man who was paralyzed in a fall of 15 to 20 feet from the elevated first tee late at night at the Mid-Pacific Country Club.</p>
<p>Amar Sappal, who was a guest at the private club, is suing Mid-Pacific for what his lawyers said were dangers related to the elevated tee in the illuminated area that the management knew was used by golfers at night.</p>
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A Circuit Court jury will resume deliberations today on whether to award about $14 million to a 79-year-old man who was paralyzed in a fall of 15 to 20 feet from the elevated first tee late at night at the Mid-Pacific Country Club.

Amar Sappal, who was a guest at the private club, is suing Mid-Pacific for what his lawyers said were dangers related to the elevated tee in the illuminated area that the management knew was used by golfers at night. Login for more...



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