Attractive Nuisance Doctrine

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Meaning of Attractive Nuisance Doctrine

The doctrine is to the effect that one who maintains on his premises a condition , instrumentality , machine or other agency which is dangerous to children of tender years by reason of their inability to appreciate the peril therein and which may reasonably be expected to attract children of tender years to premises, is under a duty to exercise reasonable care to protect against danger of attraction. See Jarvis v Howard, 219 S.W.2d 958, 310 Ky. 38; also Schock v Ringling Bros. & Barnum and Bailey Combined Shows, 5 Wash.2d599, 105 P.2d 838.

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Meaning of Attractive-nuisance Doctrine

In this law dictionary, the legal term attractive-nuisance doctrine is a kind of the Torts class.


See Also

  • Allurement
  • Dangerous Instrumentality
  • Negligence
  • Torts

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