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Unformatted text preview: without him there, the people can reasonable infer that there was no trains coming, then the watchman had a duty to be there, or a duty to post a notice that he was not going to be there. However, if it was a purely voluntarily, and he was not always there, and people could rely on him when he was there, but can’t if he wasn’t, or knew of the voluntary nature of it, and could not reasonably infer that if he is not there, then the train won’t come, then he owes no duty. Holding: Broad: There is not duty to warn unless a person makes himself a “standard” and other people rely on him as a standard, and he one day just stops without giving notice. Narrow: If someone does something to help others in a manner where it becomes reasonable reliant on the person, then that person has a duty to continue or a duty to disclose of its non-continuance. 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 .
- Fall '11