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Car was Valentine’s Day gift to wife

Feb 10, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Car was Valentine’s Day gift to wife.

Engagement ring belonged to male donor on termination of engagement

Feb 9, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Engagement ring belonged to male donor on termination of engagement.

Performance of singing telegram in banana costume was not copyrightable

Feb 8, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Performance of singing telegram in banana costume was not copyrightable.

Telegram from father constituted protest against adoption of his children

Feb 5, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Telegram from father constituted protest against adoption of his children.

Telegraph company liable for damages from delay in telegram delivery which precluded attendance at father’s funeral

Feb 4, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Telegraph company liable for damages from delay in telegram delivery which precluded attendance at father’s funeral.

One injured by a failure to transmit a telegram may sue in contract or in tort

Feb 3, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

One injured by a telegraph company’s failure to transmit a telegram may sue in contract or in tort.

A telegraph company misstating the incorrect price for rabbits in a telegram would be liable for tortious negligence

Feb 2, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

A telegraph company misstating the incorrect price for rabbits in a telegram would be liable for tortious negligence.

A refund isn’t enough for failing to deliver a telegram

Feb 1, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

A refund isn’t enough for failing to deliver a telegram.

Sledding is recreation and has many inherent risks and dangers

Jan 29, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Sledding is recreation and has many inherent risks and dangers

One who voluntary engages in snow tubing assumes the inherent risks

Jan 28, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

One who voluntary engages in snow tubing assumes the inherent risks

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