November 23, 2004

Attack Of The Flying Killer Shrimp

Lest you think this sounds like a Hollywood B movie starring Adrienne Barbeau, fellow Moo-Knew-vian the Random Penseur has the story ripped, as they say, from the headlines of the day.

I've evidently been practicing law too long because I thought such archaic notions as "proximate cause" were jettisoned from tort law eons ago.

Posted by Robert at November 23, 2004 03:29 PM | TrackBack

Thanks for the link, Robert! That was mighty nice of you. After I saw the trackback, and your comment about proximate cause, I was inspired to go do some legal research and update my post with some comments from a recent decision.

Posted by: RP at November 23, 2004 04:30 PM

Whatta 'bout vicarious liability?! That float you attorney-types' boats?

Oh go awn. . .MY favorite legal term is bifurcate. Why? Well, HELL. Not because the definition, of course -- it's just one of those legal terms that sounds dirty, but isn't.

Posted by: Margi at November 23, 2004 05:54 PM
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