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Florida man loses again in court over broken movie seat

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An appeals court has decided not to revive a lawsuit filed after a man was hurt by a collapsing movie theater seat in Pensacola. A three-judge panel of the 1st District Court of Appeal Monday unanimously agreed that a lower court was right to grant summary judgment against Isaac Simmons. Summary judgments allow parties to win a case without a trial. Simmons had filed suit as a product liability case. Wrong move, the courts said. “(The) seating system is an integral part of the movie theater’s operation,” Monday’s opinion…

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