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Indeterminate Liability: Ultramares Coroporation v Touche (1931) 255 N.Y. 170

A decision of the Court of Appeals of New York. Cardozo C.J. delivered a judgment warning about the potentially endless scope of liability in negligence cases. 78 more words

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Medical Malpractice infographic

Have you suffered damages from the negligence of a doctor or trained medical professionals at a hospital or emergency room? Our attorneys are ready to help you fight for your medical malpractice case all across Florida. 27 more words

Case of the Day - Wednesday, March 22, 2017

YOUR RESPONSE STINKS

Today’s case is the septic equivalent to the old doctor’s advice of “take two aspirin and call me in the morning.”

Mrs. Hubbell was a resident of Xenia, a small city in southeastern Ohio (Motto: … 1,027 more words

Selection of Asset Protection Trust Jurisdiction

By Monte L. Schatz

A lawsuit for wrongful death and negligence was filed February of 2017 in the Los Angeles Superior Court by parents of their 21 year old son who drowned July of 2015 in the pool of celebrity Demi Moore’s Beverly Hills residence. 328 more words

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The origins of Lord Atkins speech in Donoghue v Stevenson

In October 1931 Lord Atkin delivered a paper at King’s College, London. He was speaking on the theme of legal education. What he said is of interest for students of… 242 more words

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Negligence: Donoghue v Stevenson [1932] A.C. 562 (HL)

One of the classic statements concerning negligence. Note the resort to a general theory of relations to justify the decision.

Lord Atkin said,
‘… The question is whether the manufacturer of an article of drink sold by him to a distributor, in circumstances which prevent the distributor or the ultimate purchaser or consumer from discovering by inspection any defect, is under any legal duty to the ultimate purchaser or consumer to take reasonable care that the article is free from defect likely to cause injury to health. 778 more words

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