Torts

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Chicago v. Krayenbuhl

Facts

–          Plaintiff, (playing with other children) was seriously injured (lost her ankle) while playing on a rail-road turntable that had been unlocked and unguarded.

–          Turntable was locat...

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Campbell v. Weathers

Quick Facts

–          A public restroom, in a store, the customer who comes in, and doesn’t buy anything, and gets hurt, is considered an invitee.

–          There needs to be mutual benefit (i.e. a pe...

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Barmore v. Elmore

Quick Facts

Land-Owner

  • Licensee – The duty to warn of known and hidden conditions.
    • A social guest as one who enters the premises of the owner by permission, but for the...
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L.S. Ayres & Co. v. Hicks

Quick Facts

–          L.S. Ayres & Co. (Defendant) v.  Hicks (Plaintiff)

–          There was no negligence in the construction of the escalator.

–          Here the Defendant...

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