Family of Giants Fan Beaten at Dodger Stadium Files Suit
May 25, 2011
The family of a man who was severely beaten at Dodger Stadium filed a lawsuit against the Dodgers and owner Frank McCourt on Tuesday, according to court documents.
Bryan Stow, a 42-year-old San Francisco Giants fan and father of two, was attending Opening Day at Dodger Stadium on March 31 when he sustained a fractured skull and brain damage during an attack in the stadium's parking lot after the game.
The lawsuit alleges that ineffective security at the stadium is responsible for the assault that caused Stow's injuries.
The family claims McCourt and stadium officials failed to address or discourage intimidating and aggressive behavior by Dodger fans in the past, and was negligent in providing adequate security for the Opening Day event.
Police have arrested one of the three suspects in the assault, 31-year-old Giovanni Ramirez, who prosecutors say has two previous felony convictions on his record.