A Brooklyn, N.Y., appeals panel has reinstated a personal injury action filed on behalf of a 15-year-old who was injured when he was struck in the face by someone dancing in a mosh pit at Brooklyn’s Club Warsaw.

In arguing for summary judgment, DOM, the owners of the Williamsburg concert venue, established their entitlement to judgment via the testimony of a manager who stated that he observed no moshing — an often-violent form of dancing — the night plaintiff Elliot Rishty was injured and that the club did not permit mosh pits, the panel ruled.

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