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Stupidity correctly rewarded

Man Burned by Burning Man Can’t Sue Festival

“The risk of injury to those who voluntarily decide to partake in the commemorative ritual at Burning Man is self-evident,” Justice Ignazio Ruvolo wrote.

…”if there ever was a case to apply the assumption of risk doctrine, this is it. This is person who was a well-educated man and experienced with the festival and appreciated the danger, who voluntarily exposed himself to a much higher degree of risk by walking into the Burning Man.”