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seating

[′sēd·iŋ]
(ordnance)
The distance to which a projectile is rammed into the bore of a cannon, usually measured from the base of the projectile to the rear face of the breech.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

seating

1. Devices such as theater seats, benches, pews, etc., used for the accommodation of groups of people.
2. The arrangement of seats in a place of assembly.
3. The capacity of a room or space in terms of the number of seats available; the seating capacity.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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If the event was videotaped, either by the promoter or someone in the crowd, the footage will show how difficult it is t0r a security person standing outside the festival seating area to see if someone is being hurt inside.
The artist's duty of care is based on the grim history of festival seating. After hundreds of deaths and thousands of crowd crush injuries, no performer can credibly say that such occurrences are unforeseeable.
If the defendants try to blame the plaintiff, it is vital to argue that the victim did not assume the risk of being crushed in the festival seating area and did not engage in comparative negligence.
This is the principle to cite when a defendant mentions the warning in fine print on the back of a ticket, or the hastily scrawled signs inside the arena warning fans that they enter the festival seating area at their own risk.
In other words, no place in the festival seating area was safe, so it did not matter where in the crowd your client stood.
While festival seating can exist anywhere there is no reserved seating, injuries are more likely in the bigger concert crowds at larger venues.

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