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Indeterministic Causal Relations

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

Causation

RE (a minor) v Huddersfield and Calderdale NHS Foundation Trust [2017] 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

Breach Of Duty

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

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Griffith v. Jumptime Meridian, LLC, 2017 Ida. LEXIS 90

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

Legal Case

The Causation and Correlation of Love.

As I write this I am 27 years old and it is a long period to observe patterns. One of the most prominent patterns I have observed to date  is our weakness towards familiarity. 692 more words

Emotions

SIMON BARNETT v MEDWAY NHS FOUNDATION TRUST [2017] 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

Breach Of Duty

Utah Court reaches to find a boat renter liable when a boat sinks on Lake Powell due to high winds

The Federal District Court found the boat rental operation was negligent to defeat damages defenses provided by admiralty law. Causation, the relationship between what the defendant did and the accident giving rise to the claim seems to be stretched in this case. 3,202 more words

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