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Q: Can you define strict liability for me, as it pertains to the details below?

A person enters a piece of land with the purpose of hunting coyotes for the landowner. The person climbs a tree stand which is already in place. The treestand allegedly collapes before the person is able to attach his safety harness. It is thusfar unclear if in fact the person had a safety... Read more »

Terrence Rubino
Terrence Rubino answered on Jul 11, 2011

"strict liability" is a term that is used for products liability. it sounds as though the hunter is claiming that the tree stand was a product and was defective. this is a different concept from alleging that someone was negligent ( did not use reasonable care) and that caused the injury.... Read more »

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Q: Should i care about the costs of going to a trial in a personal injury case? i'm plaintiff. contract is 33% or 40%
Mark A. Siesel
Mark A. Siesel answered on Dec 19, 2010

Absolutely you should care. The cost of expert testimony could be several thousand dollars. Although your attorney may advance the cost of the expert fees, ultimately, when the case is over, you could be paying all or a large percentage of those costs. I would recommend reviewing your retainer... Read more »

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