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Case of the Day - Tuesday, September 5, 2017


It was a dark and stormy night when Mr. and Mrs. Miller drove through a mall parking lot, well after the lights were turned out. 814 more words

Comparative negligence

The Volokh Conspiracy blog a couple of days ago reported on this case, which included an interplay between the applicable duty of care, its correlation to fault (greater fault can be found either in the degree of deviation from the ordinary reasonable care standard, or any deviation from a heightened duty, so holding someone to a heightened duty can result in a finding of greater fault) and partial comparative negligence. 92 more words

Comparative Negligence

Smith v Littlewoods Organisation Ltd

Note: To read about this case in greater depth, and with the benefit of full OSCOLA referencing, simply purchase a copy of ‘The Case Law Compendium: English & European Law’ at Amazon, Waterstones or Barnes & Noble (or go  473 more words

Neil Egan-Ronayne

Negligence and Children's Liability

As a father myself, the idea of children being held liable hits home for me. We generally consider children to be innocent and incapable of the kinds of wrongdoing that we generally associate with adults. 441 more words


Call Me If....You Sustain a Personal Injury

If you or someone in your family sustains a personal injury in a vehicle collision, slip and fall, trip and fall, or other incident involving negligence you need good legal counsel.  128 more words

Personal Injury