Scot Peterson was charged with negligence and child neglect for not entering the building during the shooting.
3. Don't overlook internet and social media searches, especially of the driver and transportation company. 6. Regardless
Typically an individual suing another person for injuries must prove exactly what was improper (negligent) about the defendant's conduct. However, in some situations the law shifts the requirement to the defendant to demonstrate that she or he did act properly.
If you’ve ever flown with your pet your worst nightmare is something tragic happening to your pooch in transit. This week a poor pup was left in the rain, on the tarmac in a dog crate for over a half hour.
Rep. Leslie Combs, as the news reports, 'accidentally fired her handgun in her Capitol Annex office Tuesday...' Part of her initial response has rightly caused anger and outrage. In her words, 'Like I said, I am a gun owner... it happens.' Exactly. And too often.
An "Act of God" occurs naturally without human activity. It is frequently associated with violent weather events but may include unexpected medical conditions. The key to successfully asserting the defense is a factual determination that the event was unforeseen and could not be prepared for or mitigated by human activity.
If a customer slips and falls in a store or parking lot, they may have a legal case. In most cases, it is situation-based. Often times, if the store did everything they could to prevent the slip, they can avoid some legal claims. Most lawsuits form out of negligence.
While a business has no general duty to control the conduct of outsiders, it cannot ignore danger. It must act appropriately based upon what it knows.
Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan are being subsidized by the Federal Reserve. Why can't the Fed instead subsidize Americans who want a job? How stupid do they think the American taxpayer is?
Perhaps Rudy should take a leaf from the post-calamity activities of two previous "America's Mayors" who - like Rudy - happened by circumstance to be the person in charge of a locality when disaster struck.