A Costly Error
Date: Summer 2010
Location: Manchester Township, NJ
Every young ballplayer needs to learn how costly throwing errors can be, which is why we commend Elizabeth Lloyd for suing a fifth grade bullpen catcher after his errant throw hit her in the face.
The New Jersey woman is claiming more than $150K in damages and is seeking additional pain and suffering after getting dotted by an overthrow from the then eleven-year-old Matthew Migliaccio (pictured). Lloyd's husband is also suing for the loss of "services, society and consortium" of his wife.
"It's absurd to expect every eleven-year-old to throw the ball on target," Migliaccio's father said, "I just feel people should know about this, and maybe Little League can figure out a way to protect these kids."