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Unformatted text preview: those whose injuries are a foreseeable result of the negligence. The defendant leaving the ignition keys in the car make it easier for thieves and more likely for that car to be stolen by thieves. Court held that , because the keys in the ignition of an unattended and unlocked car there is a duty of ordinary care to those individuals injured in an auto accident involving the vehicle when a thief steals the car and negligently or criminally causes the accident. Proximate cause is another issue to be determined by a jury. Holding: Broad: When someone creates a situation where it broadens the scope of the danger, then they owe a duty of ordinary care. Narrow: 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