Forthcoming 2019: Happy Halloween: A Litigation Nightmare?
Forthcoming 2019 is a section from the Everyday Evidence Legal Blog that highlights recent papers from attorneys and professors from across the legal spectrum. These recent and soon-to-be publications offer readers a chance to see a wide range of issues from different legal fields.
Today’s Forthcoming 2019 features:
Happy Halloween: A Litigation Nightmare?
Kentucky Law Journal
Madeline S. Cain
Halloween has produced a surplus of complicated and, at times, amusing litigation over the years – from flammable cotton ball costumes to unneighborly yard decor. Haunted house attractions generate personal injury, assault, and negligence claims each year. Most of these cases involve some procedural mud-slinging followed by a motion to dismiss or a motion for summary judgment by the defendant haunted house attraction based on the primary assumption of the risk doctrine.
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