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Obvious Tree Hazard on Park Sledding Hill

2012-10-01, Department, by James C. Kozlowski, J.D., Ph.D.

A Nebraska court considers the level of responsibility an Omaha park holds in the injury of a young sledder after failing to remove trees deemed to be a potential danger.Under traditional principles of landowner liability for negligence, the landowner generally owes a legal duty to guard, warn or make the premise....

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Interesting article. I am curious as to whether the sledding was a sanctioned use, i.e. identified in a master plan or signed in the park, or an informal use by park neighbors.