Tag Archives: Torts

In re an Arbitration Between Polemis and Furness, Withy & Co. (Australia 1921)

Procedural History: The owners of a ship sought to recover damages from defendants who chartered the ship. Arbitrators decided that owners were entitled to recover the full loss (…

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Benn v. Thomas (Iowa 1994)

Procedural History: Benn’s executor sued defendant for Lora Benn’s injuries and his death in 1989 after defendant’s vehicle rear-ended the van in which descedent was a passenger. The estate requested a jury instruction based on the “eggshell plaintiff&#822…

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Hymowitz v. Eli Lilly & Co.

Procedural History: Plaintiffs appeal in the context of summary judgment motions dismissed because the plaintiffs could not identify the manufacturer of the drug that allegedly injured them. The trial court denied all motions and allowed cross motions dismissing defenses that …

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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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