Palsgraf v. Long Island Railway Co. : "The Fireworks on the Train Platform"
Should courts only impose liability when a duty to the victim exists prior to the injury; or should courts extend liability to all victims whose injuries are closely linked to the defendant's wrongful act, even if harms suffered were not foreseeable? What are the outer limits of forseeability, and should they matter when harm is caused?
New York Court of Appeals
248 N.Y. 339
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