In her paper ‘Causality and Determination’, G.E.M. Anscombe gives an example of an indeterministic causal relation that was mentioned by the physicist Richard Feynman. It goes as follows: 2,254 more words
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RE (a minor) v Huddersfield and Calderdale NHS Foundation Trust  EWHC 824 (QB); primary and secondary victims succeed in birth case
In RE (a minor) v Huddersfield and Calderdale NHS Foundation Trust EWHC 824 (QB) the infant claimant suffered a brain injury during her protracted birth. Her mother and grandmother sustained psychiatric injuries following sight of the baby, who was born in an extremely poor condition. 303 more words
The Idaho Supreme Court holds there is no relationship between signs posted on the side of the indoor trampoline park, and a duty owed to the injured plaintiff
The Plaintiff in attempting to do a triple front flip broke his neck. Plaintiff argued that the manual of the indoor trampoline park, and the signs on the walls created a duty on the part of the employees of the defendant to stop him from doing the flips. 1,131 more words
Griffith v. Jumptime Meridian, LLC, 2017 Ida. LEXIS 90
Seth Griffith, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. Jumptime Meridian, LLC, an Idaho Limited Liability Company, Defendant-Respondent.
Docket No. 44133-2016, 2017 Opinion No. 1,926 more words
SIMON BARNETT v MEDWAY NHS FOUNDATION TRUST  EWCA Civ 235; justified inability to make a finding of fact.
Co-editor of the 12KBW Clinical Negligence blog Rory Badenoch considers the recent Court of Appeal case of Barnett, one of the rare cases in which a judge’s inability to resolve an issue of fact had been justified (Stephens v Cannon EWCA Civ 222 and Verlander v Devon Waste Management EWCA Civ 835 applied). 1,741 more words