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A roulette wheel is designed for the sole purpose of gambling

Nov 20, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

It’s common knowledge that a roulette wheel is designed for the sole purpose of gambling

Its not a doll, its an Action Figure

Nov 19, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

A comic book character toy is an action figure, not a doll.

Used-car salesman should not be trusted

Nov 18, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

Used car salesman’s statements about “good” condition of car were “puffing” and not statements of fact.

University not liable when fans tear down goal posts

Nov 17, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

University and state university system were immune from liability for football game attendee’s injury after crowd rushed field and tore down goal posts

Risk of being trampled by a football player is perfectly obvious

Nov 14, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

If you’re standing on the sidelines, don’t be surprised if you get trampled by a football player.

Flare gun is not a deadly weapon

Nov 13, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

A flare gun is not a deadly weapon

Judges need not believe what they read in the newspaper

Nov 12, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

Newspaper is not document of such indisputable accuracy as to would justify judicial reliance

Archery is not part of used-car salesman’s job

Nov 11, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

Archery is not part of used-car salesman’s job

Unexpected hot-air baloon ride

Nov 10, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

Evidence of the negligence of the fair association in a spectator being carried up by a hot air balloon via a rope around his foot was enough to go to the jury.

“Horse power” is not measured by the power of a horse

Nov 7, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

“Horse power” cannot be measured by what a horse could pull.

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