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Don’t blame the 3-year-old tricyclist

Oct 24, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

Don’t expect to recover from a 3-year-old tricyclist who runs into you without pleading and proving some fault

Pumpkin pie is not inherently dangerous

Oct 23, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

Supermarket’s giving away samples of pumpkin pie covered with whipped cream did not constitute an inherently dangerous activity

Roadside catnap doesn’t make it an overnight trip

Oct 22, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

A catnap in your car doesn’t make it an overnight trip.

Fall festival is a social activity

Oct 21, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

An employee “fall festival” qualifies as a social activity

Apple orchard operation qualified as “farming”

Oct 20, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

An apple orchard operation qualifies as “farming”

A “Dance Hall” is any place that the public dances

Oct 17, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

Any part of the premises devoted to public dances is a “dance hall”

Boats are still “boating” even when stationary in the water

Oct 16, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

It’s still “boating” even if the boat isn’t moving.

Every homestead needs a home

Oct 15, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

A homestead necessarily includes the idea of a house, cabin, or tent, which is the home of the family.

Beware of trees when wandering the woods

Oct 14, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

Summer camp was not liable for the injuries of a camper who wandered off a path at night and broke his nose on a tree.

Accidental forest fire

Oct 13, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

Criminal prosecution for starting a forest fire requires proof of criminal intent.

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