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Boy flying kite with copper wire is responsible for kite’s contact with power lines

May 25, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Boy flying kite with copper wire is responsible for kite’s contact with power lines.

Park regulation prohibiting kite-flying was unconstitutional

May 24, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Park regulation prohibiting kite-flying was unconstitutional.

In making arrest for flying a kite on a Sunday, police should have knocked before breaking down door

May 23, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

In making arrest for flying a kite on a Sunday, police should have knocked before breaking down door.

City must have had notice that barbeque pit was defective

May 20, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

City must have had notice that barbeque pit was defective.

Homeowner not at fault for burns to guest from sleeping on couch next to barbeque pit

May 19, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Homeowner not at fault for burns to guest from sleeping on couch next to barbeque pit.

Barbeque pits in public park were not unreasonably dangerous

May 18, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Barbeque pits in public park were not unreasonably dangerous.

Faulty Pump Caused Cleaning Contractor to be Sprayed With Acid; $1.8M Jury Award for Injuries, Including Vision/Hearing Loss

May 17, 2016 By: Jury Verdicts

Keith v. Hatfield Quality Meats L.L.C. (Pa.Comp.Pl.) Faulty Pump Caused Cleaning Contractor to be Sprayed With Acid; $1.8M Jury Award for Injuries, Including Vision/Hearing Loss

Homeowner wasn’t negligent when guest was injured after jumping from barbeque pit into swimming pool

May 17, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Homeowner wasn’t negligent when guest was injured after jumping from barbeque pit into swimming pool.

“No smoking” sign doesn’t apply to barbeque pits

May 16, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

“No smoking” sign doesn’t apply to barbeque pits.

A manhole cover shouldn’t flip as soon as any weight is put on it

May 13, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

A manhole cover shouldn’t flip as soon as any weight is put on it.

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