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Unformatted text preview: (ii) b. procedural issue: Holding: That while insanity could be a defense in a negligence action, it was for the jury to decide whether the facts underpinning an expert opinion were true. Rule of Law or Legal Principle Applied: There must be an absence of notice or forewarning to the person that he may be suddenly subject to such a type of insanity or mental illness. Reasoning: Evidence of past conduct permitted the jury to conclude that Def could have foreseen the mental Disposition (judgment): Affirmed. Concurring/Dissenting Opinions: Additional Comments/Personal Impressions:...
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This note was uploaded on 10/21/2009 for the course ??? Torts I taught by Professor Ragan during the Fall '09 term at Florida Coastal School of Law.
- Fall '09