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Statutes-Standard of Care

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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 Statutes-Standard of Care.

2011—Vuich v. Great Eastern Resort Corp., 281 Va. 240, 704 S.E.2d 377.
In this interlocutory appeal that was agreed to by the parties the Trial Court determination was reversed by the Supreme Court as to the issue of whether or not the Virginia Amusement Device Regulations applied to a snow tube ride.

2008 Norfolk and Portsmouth Railroad v. Wilson, 276 Va. 739, 667 S.E.2d 735.
In this FELA case the Plaintiff sought to admit evidence of statutes in other states as to proof of the standard of care. Those statutes did not apply in this case and therefore they should not have been admitted.

1953 McClanahan v. California Spray Corp., 194 Va. 842, 75 S.E.2d 712.
Products liability case based on insecticide statute. Fact that insecticide statute imposes criminal penalty is evidence of high standard of care.

For more information on statutes see the pages on Wikipedia.

 

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