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Ordinary Care Cases Summarized By Injury Lawyer

Fairfax Injury Lawyer Brien Roche Summarizes Ordinary Care Cases

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This page within Virginia Tort Case Law is a compilation of cases reported by the Virginia Supreme Court and summarized by Brien Roche dealing with the topic of Ordinary Care. For more information on ordinary care cases see the pages on Wikipedia 

Ordinary Care-Cases

1984 VanCollom v. Johnson, 228 Va. 103, 319 S.E.2d 745.

Plaintiff severely injured by grease fire in kitchen when she picked up burning pan and tried to throw it outside so as to prevent damage and injury to occupants of house. Court refused instruction on assumption of risk but did instruct jury that if it believed from evidence that actions taken by plaintiff were not reasonable under circumstances, then plaintiff cannot recover.Instruction based on concept of ordinary care.

1957 Collins v. Smith, 198 Va. 778, 96 S.E.2d 818.

Ordinary care means that reasonable care must be exercised. It does not mean that defendant is insurer of safety.

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