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Unformatted text preview: Because of this the risk is allocated to the other people on the course and not to the golfer. It is expected that the golfer aligned his swing property before swinging. It is highly unlikely that the players shot could have caused harm. It was essentially a freak accident. Defense : Paul Lacopo, trespasser? hit the golf ball. Verdict : There was not enough proof to determine negligence or nuisance. This is supplemented by precedence. Lack of due care is not demonstrated. Such an act could not have been anticipated. The golfer is not guilty of negligence. Law and Economics Notes : Reasonable man. What is the trespasser part in the beginning?...
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This note was uploaded on 12/11/2007 for the course ECON 4040 taught by Professor Hay during the Fall '07 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).
- Fall '07