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Geese were not hidden danger

Jul 29, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Geese were not hidden danger.

The “birthday rule”

Jul 28, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Under the “birthday rule,” a person reaches a certain age on her birthday and remains that age until her next birthday.

Dangers of jumping on a trampoline were open and obvious to a 14-year-old

Jul 27, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Dangers of jumping on a trampoline were open and obvious to a 14-year-old.

Instructor who was finalist in trampoline competition was qualified to teach trampoline

Jul 26, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Instructor who was finalist in trampoline competition was qualified to teach trampoline

Trampoline was not abnormally dangerous

Jul 25, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Trampoline was not abnormally dangerous.

Mowers are widely used to do lawn work

Jul 22, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

That power mowers are widely used to do lawn work is common knowledge.

The nature and use of playground jungle gym is common knowledge

Jul 21, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

The nature and use of playground jungle gym is common knowledge

Pools, showers, and baths contribute to moisture in surrounding area

Jul 20, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Judicial notice can be taken that pools, showers, and baths contribute to moisture in surrounding area.

No overnight delivery company is perfect

Jul 19, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Judicial notice can be taken that no overnight delivery company is perfect.

Closing argument comparing defense argument to cotton candy wasn’t improper

Jul 18, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Closing argument comparing defense argument to cotton candy wasn’t improper.

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