Client v. Golf Course, et. al. (Iowa 2007 Trial)
Facts: An 18 year old worker was out for a weekend golf outing with his employer at a golf course in Polk County. The golf course arranged the golf carts so that they were all in front of the tee box. Client was told to sit in his cart while others foursomes teed off. An avid golfer shanked a drive left and hit Client in the eye. The Client’s eye could not be saved.
Settlement: Three days into the trial the case settled for approximately$500,000.00.