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|Author: ||present, esq.|
|Subject: ||RE: Unregistered MudRun participant sues when paralyzed|
If the pit was unsafe but he was there illegally, there would still be a problem.
Well, one problem is whether "illegally" applies to the situation. Tort law (black-letter law and case law) does vary widely from one jurisdiction to another, but here's what part of one decision (about an injured person who assuredly *was* in a place "illegally") said:
“[A] man’s life or limb does not become less worthy of protection by the law nor a loss less worthy of compensation under the law because he has come upon the land of another without permission…
reasonable people do not ordinarily vary their conduct depending upon such matters.”
Gotta love the law.
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