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Louise had developed asymmetrical breasts during puberty and was self conscious about her appearance. She had been declined NHS help as she was overweight and was advised to lose weight before she would be considered for surgery. 284 more words


Two Recent Decisions From New York's First Department Regarding Premises Liability

Today, two decisions were issued from the First Department pertaining to premises liability.  The first decision concerns the “sole proximate cause” defense and the second decision reiterates the notion that an owner of premises will not be insulated from liability merely because it complies with the building codes. 547 more words

General Liability

Cachia v Hanes [1994] HCA 14 | 13 April 1994

ON THIS DAY in 1994, the High Court of Australia delivered Cachia v Hanes HCA 14; (1994) 179 CLR 403; (1994) 120 ALR 385; (1994) 68 ALJR 374 (13 April 1994). 59 more words

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"You ran a woman over!" - Michael Scott and Negligence

Michael is driving to work Monday morning, talking to the camera crew in the seat next to him. When he pulls into the parking lot at 8:45am, he hits the gas to enter the lot, and looks toward the camera to make a comment. 819 more words


TORTS and "The Office"

Michael is five stories up on the roof of the office with Dwight about to test out a trampoline in the parking lot below. Dwight has brought a watermelon to use. 657 more words


Ex-Giant Lawrence Tynes Files Lawsuit Against Buccaneers Over MRSA Infection

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Former NFL kicker Lawrence Tynes has filed a lawsuit against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers over a MRSA infection he contracted in a toe on his kicking foot, prematurely ending his career. 246 more words


Miller v Miller [2011] HCA 9 | 7 April 2011

ON THIS DAY in 2011, the High Court of Australia delivered Miller v Miller HCA 9 (7 April 2011).

A joint illegal enterprise (eg joyride) negates a duty of care (driver to passenger) thereby creating a defence of illegality on the part of the driver/insurer: see… 67 more words

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