Jury clears Red Sox after woman sues for $9.5million saying a foul ball hit by David Ortiz struck her in the face, fracturing her bones and causing permanent nerve damage

Mail Online | 6/14/2018 | Associated Press;Minyvonne Burke For Dailymail.com
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A jury has ruled in favor of the Red Sox in a lawsuit brought by a woman who says she sustained severe facial injuries that required surgery when she was struck by a foul ball at Fenway Park in Boston.

Stephanie Taubin, 49, sued the team and its owner John Henry for $9.5million saying the 2014 incident left her with neurological damage and facial fractures.

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The Brookline native was sitting in the luxury box above home plate when she said a ball hit by Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz struck her on the left side of her face.

She also said there was no glass or netting shielding people in that section from foul balls. The glass in the luxury box section had been removed due to renovations, KMBC reports.

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Attorneys for the Red Sox argued during the trial that signs had been placed in the section warning fans to watch out for foul balls. Taubin said the ball was moving so fast she could not react.

A jury, however, sided with the team and found that the Red Sox and its owner were not negligent...
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