Tag Archives: comparative negligence

Lawyer haunted by $108.6 M verdict in mother-child death case

When a couple came to trial lawyer Danny Thomas’ office four years ago with a disturbing case involving the death of their daughter and her newborn baby at the hands of a religious group, he knew the case would not ...

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‘Known or obvious danger’ defense not available in premises liability case

The “known or obvious danger” defense is no longer viable under state law as a complete bar to an injured plaintiff’s premises liability claim, the Hawaii Supreme Court has ruled in vacating a defense verdict.

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