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Parada-Segova v. Barlow

The defendant, an employee of Fairfax County, is entitled to sovereign immunity as to the plaintiff’s claim of simple negligence.

The suit arises from the plaintiff’s allegations that the defendant struck her with his vehicle while she was crossing an intersection as a pedestrian. 100 more words


Cockrum v. Donald J. Trump for President Inc.

Plaintiffs have failed to state a claim arising from the unauthorized publication of their personal information on the internet by Wikileaks, allegedly in cooperation with the Trump Campaign. 400 more words


Burrell v. Bayer Corp. (P)

In this North Carolina personal-injury suit, the plaintiff’s claims seeking damages for violation of state tort and products-liability law do not fall within the small class of cases in which state-law claims arise under federal law for purpose of federal-question jurisdiction. 72 more words


When the 'but for' test is inadequate

Topic: Tort Law 

For every offence involving the proof of harm, the issue of ‘causation’ comes into play. Negligence is one of the many offences where a proof of harm is necessary. 537 more words


Tort rapid cu crema de iaurt si piersici

Am vrut sa fac pentru 8 martie un tort mai light si in acelasi timp sa fie rapid si simplu de facut, de preferat fara coacere ca sa nu pierd prea mult timp in bucatarie. 451 more words


Groff v. Lawson

The plaintiff’s negligence claim against a Westfield school resource officer must be dismissed on grounds of sovereign immunity.

The officer heard a report that students were “fleeing” the school, where an all-night graduation was being held. 282 more words


Ostensible authority as basis of Vicarious Liability: Winter v Hockley Mint Ltd [2018] EWCA Civ 2480

A rather rare holding of the traditional line in respect of the scope of vicarious liability in a case concerning a fraudulent misrepresentation. The Court preferred the old authority of Armagas Ltd v Mundogas SA AC 717 to the more general Lister v Helsey Hall [ 1,514 more words