Unformatted text preview: reasonable man wouldn’t be able to take care of all these instances, and know about the perceived risks. However, this involves a power line company, one that specializes in electricity, and they should be able to perceive the risk much better than a reasonable man. Therefore, their bar on reasonableness is higher when it comes to electricity. Holding: The Power company committed negligence when they knew about the ungrounded wire, and the antenna nearby it, which caused a great safety concern, that they should have known about. Synthesis: Dissent/Concurrences:...
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- Fall '11
- Common Law, reasonable person standard, Criminal negligence