Find a Statute Running Head: Find a Statute Douglas Kaye Find a Statute PA201 Unit Four July 3, 2012
Find a Statute To: Supervising Attorney From: Pat Paralegal Re: Samantha Smith vs. Grocery Store Date: July 3, 2012 We filed a complaint in trial court alleging negligence on the part of the store and seeking damages for Samantha Smith’s injuries. In its answer to our complaint that we filed last month, the store alleges that Samantha had a duty to avoid the spill in the aisle. The store claims that she is at much as fault as they are. Further they allege that she was too distracted by her two year old son in the cart, who was misbehaving, to notice the floor. "Comparative fault" is the degree to which the fault of each person was the proximate cause of the alleged injury or death or damage to property, tangible or intangible. The store claims that Samantha Smith is at much as fault as they are. Further they allege that she was too distracted by her two year old son in the cart, who was misbehaving, to notice the floor. Per Chapter 2. Compensatory Damages: Comparative Fault, I.C. § 34-51-2
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