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
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
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
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
Can I sue an apartment building owner for wrongful death over a killing that occurred in the apartment parking lot?
If somebody is killed by a criminal in an apartment building parking lot, yes, the family 120 more words