September 29, 2014
- 285 Parent and Child
- 285k13.5 Torts
- 285k13.5(4) Negligent Supervision or Control of Child by Parent
Sailboat may, on basis of its size, weight, shape and operating potential, be deemed a “dangerous instrumentality” for purposes of rule that parent has affirmative duty to protect third parties from damages due to minor child’s possession, use, or operation of dangerous instrumentalities.
LeSauvage v. Freedman, 419 N.Y.S.2d 1018, (N.Y. City Civ. Ct., 1979)