Unformatted text preview: that a res ipsa loquitur applies. The defendant was responsible for the bleachers, and managed and had control over it. Also the injury could not occur if reasonable care had been used. Plantiff stated that they were not at fault for making the bleachers collapses. Holding: Broad: Narrow: If a bleacher collapses and there is no explanation on how it did so, they can assume it was from negligence of the defendant, through a res ipsa loquitur, because defendant had control over the bleachers, and no one else seemed to be at fault. Synthesis: Dissent/Concurrences:...
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This note was uploaded on 12/20/2011 for the course TORTS 131 taught by Professor Keller during the Fall '11 term at Western State Colorado University .
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