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Zittrain Torts Playlist Spring 2013

Jaqueline Goss, Plaintiff-Respondent, v. Steven Allen, Defendant-Appellant.

Headnote

What activities inherently require an adult standard of care? Plaintiff and her friend were standing 60 feet beyond the end of a ski slope. They were in the middle of taking pictures. Without any warning, the defendant suddenly skied into and knocked down the plaintiff. The defendant was a seventeen-year-old novice skier who had lost control of his motion.