Category Archives: TORTS

A Tenant in a Multi-Tenant Shopping Center Owes No Duty to Warn Invitees of Hazards Located Near the Entrance to the Tenant’s Business, Where the Area is Not Part of the Leased Premises or Under the Tenant’s Control

Case: McDevitt v. Sportsman’s Warehouse, Inc., Docket No. 37244           Court: Idaho Supreme Court Date Issued: May 27, 2011 Judges: Opinion Author:  W. Jones, Justice Concurring in Opinion:  Eismann, Chief Justice; Burdick, Justice; J. Jones, Justice; and Horton, Justice Issue: Whether … Continue reading

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An Attorney Merely Owes a Duty to a Testamentary Beneficiary to Effectuate the Testator’s Intent As Expressed in the Testamentary Instruments

Case: Soignier v. Fletcher, Docket No. 37123 Court: Supreme Court of Idaho Date Issued:    June 30, 2011 Judges: Opinion Author: W. Jones, Justice Concurring in Opinion: Burdick, Justice; J. Jones, Justice; Horton, Justice Specially Concurring: Eismann, Chief Justice Issue: Whether … Continue reading

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A Law Firm That Is Not Licensed to Practice Law Can Nonetheless Be Liable for The Malpractice of One of Its Attorneys

Case: Stephen v. Sallaz & Gatewood, Chtd., Docket No. 36322 Court: Supreme Court of Idaho Date Issued: March 17, 2011 Justices: Opinion Author:  J. Jones, Justice Concurring in Opinion: Eismann, Chief Justice; Burdick, Justice; W. Jones, Justice; Horton, Justice Issue: Whether … Continue reading

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Economic Loss Rule Bars Negligence Claim Where the Damaged Property Was Dependent on the Property That Was the Subject of the Transaction

Case: Crandall v. Seagate Tech., Case No. 1:10-CV-128-MHW    Court: United States District Court, District of Idaho Title of Opinion: Memorandum Decision and Order Date Issued:    January 25, 2011 Judge: Mikel H. Williams, United States Magistrate Judge Issue: Whether the economic … Continue reading

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