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Hello if someone's failed attempt at Parkour resulted in a porch banister collapse onto a parked car, who is at fault?
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Lawyer: Loren, Attorney replied 3 years ago
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In all likelihood the person who was performing the stunt would be ultimately liable since the banister was not being used in a reasonably foreseeable manner.
That does not mean the car owner could not make a case for liability of the property owner, either wholly or partially, on the basis that the property owner did not maintain the banister or that it was not properly installed.
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
Person performing trick was trespassing on private property. Parked car, which was damaged in the incident, is owned by tenant of said property and was correctly parked in driveway. Property owner was not involved.
Lawyer: Loren, Attorney replied 3 years ago
The property owner is generally not liable for the negligence of a trespasser.
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