Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 7/18/12

The Atlanta Braves and Major League Baseball are being sued by the father of a girl who was struck by a foul ball on her skull two seasons ago.

The father of the girl, who was 6 years old at the time, seeks unspecified damages for the girl's pain and suffering, punitive damages and more than $100,000 in medical expenses, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported from court filings.

No details about the condition of the girl, who is now 8, were posted in the filing nor did the suit disclose the names of family members to protect their privacy.

Signs at all MLB stadiums and statements on tickets warn fans they are attending games at their own risk.

The suit, filed in Fulton County (Ga.) State Court, claims the incident occurred Aug. 30, 2010 when a foul ball fractured the girl's skull. The defendants are the Braves, its owner, Liberty Media Corp., and Major League Baseball Enterprises. All entities are alleged they failed to provide proper protection for his daughter.

MLB and Braves officials would not comment on the suit, the Journal-Constitution said. The paper said it knew the identity of the girl, but was withholding at the request of the family.

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