The Appellate Division recent held that the storage of home heating oil in an underground storage tank is not an abnormally dangerous activity. In Ross v. Lowitz, the plaintiffs, John and Pamela Ross, owned property that was...more
Dangerous workplaces require particularly careful training and supervision, a judge has stated in convicting a propane company. ...more
Because a general contractor is generally in charge of the entirety of a construction project, it is often assumed, and alleged in lawsuits, that the general contractor is legally responsible for the safety of the jobsite. ...more
Smriti Nalwa v. Cedar Fair, L.P.
SUPREME COURT OF CALIFORNIA (December 31, 2012)
The primary assumption of risk doctrine prevents liability from attaching to operators, instructors, and participants in specific...more
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