2012 Spot the Tort Contest: Watch Your Step

2012 Spot the Tort Contest2012 “Spot the Tort” Contest with my 1Ls at the University of Memphis law school:

This is where two slabs on concrete meet on a sidewalk at the corner of Front Street and Union.  It looks like the concrete began to buckle and someone “fixed” it by putting the metal cover so that it would be a smooth surface.  The only problem is that the metal is unhinged from the sidewalk and it protruding upwards, waiting for someone to trip over it and fall face first onto the concrete. — Ariel Anthony

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Andrew Jay McClurg is a law professor whose teaching and research interests include tort law, products liability, legal education, privacy law and firearms policy. He holds the Herbert Herff Chair of Excellence in Law at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law.
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