The plaintiff’s daughter stated that the lettuce leaf looked old and like it had been there awhile, but that she had been in the produce aisle once before the accident and did not see any water or a lettuce leaf on the floor prior to the plaintiff’s fall. David Schreiner and Rubin Amazan, store employees, did not witness the fall. They both stated that they did not see a lettuce leaf after inspecting the floor following the fall. Issue: Did the negligence of Economy Super Market cause the slip and fall of Ms. Thompson? Rule: A defendant owes a business invitee on the defendant’s premises a duty to exercise ordinary care in maintaining the premises in a reasonably safe condition.
Kansas v. Davidson 267 Kan 667; 987 P2d 335 (1999) By Supreme Court of Kansas Facts: Eleven year old, Chris Wilson was killed by the defendants Sabine and Jeffrey Davidson while waiting for the bus.Stated by the legislature as "the killing of a human being committed . . . unintentionally but recklessly under circumstances manifesting extreme indifference to the value of human life." Based on the childs death, the defendants ( Davidsons) was charged with reckless second degree murder by the appellate court because they refused to keep their dog in the fence which later cause Chris life.
The house’s butler, Thomas Rogers suffers one of the most gruesome of the ten deaths. He was found dead with a large cut running down the back of his head, caused by an axe that was found nearby, blood covering the blade. The way Wargrave plans out the different murder scenes is inhumane and no being in their right mind would ever even attempt to execute. A children’s poem mentioned in the novel several times called “Ten Little Indians” is about ten Indian boys who die one by one. Wargrave uses this poem in a way so that each guest killed dies in a similar way and in order to that of the Indian boys.
Joe took his 5 year old car in for its MOT test, and it passed. The tester failed to notice that the steering mechanism was defective. Two days after the test, Joe was driving along a country lane when the steering failed and he crashed into a tree just past the crest of a long hill. The local authority had previously considered placing a SLOW marking near the crest of the hill because of previous accidents at that spot, but no action was taken due to other priorities. Joe was shaken up and his left arm was broken.
The wife of farmer Wright has apparently strangled her husband in bed with a rope. The police, unwilling to buy her story that her husband was strangled in the night alongside her and she didn’t wake up, begin to put together the pieces but are missing major factors. They have the murder weapon, and the only known suspect, but they’re unable to discover a motive for the crime. Mr. Hale & the police, having brought the women along for information and to gather a few things from the house for Mrs. Wright’s departure to prison, leave them to gather Mrs. Wright’s things whilst they further survey the crime scene. It is during the girls’ searching of the Wright household and their discussions about the Wright family do they discover a possible motive.
Evan Marshall was 31-years-old when he committed the murder. He lived in his parents’ in a gated community. He murdered and dismembered the body of retired teacher who lived across the street. He did not know the victim. The disappearance of Denise Fox, age 57, was first noticed by her daughter who found the back sliding door broken and blood on the floor when she returned home.
Upon arrival of the body Ms. Till asked to see her son, the funeral director was prohibited to open the pine box containing the body. After opening the casket, Mamie Till discovered the damages done to her son’s body. Emmett’s face and skull were detached, one of his eyes was out of socket, the other eye was completely gone. His ears were missing, the bridge of his nose was broken, and there was a bullet hole straight through Emmett’s head. Mamie Till had a open casket funeral for her son.
Karim Hassoun Hassoun 1 Period 1 January 15, 2008 Ms. Zalaha The Lovely Bones In The Lovely Bones, a small town girl named Susie Salmon gets raped and murdered while walking home from school one afternoon. Poor Susie had no one around to neither help her nor hear her desperate cry’s for help. Her father Jack Salmon took Susie’s death the worst. He felt he had failed his duty as a father by not protecting Susie. Jack felt he needed to get revenge on his daughter‘s killer.
The “A Rose for Emily” is told in five sections, opens in section one with an unnamed narrator describing the funeral of Miss Emily Grierson. While the men attend the funeral out of obligation, the women go primarily because no one has been inside Emily’s house for years. Emily had been a sort of hereditary obligation upon the town. This is because Colonel Sartoris, the former mayor of the town, remitted Emily’s taxes dating from the death of her father “on into perpetuity.’’ Apparently, Emily’s father left her with nothing when he died. Colonel Sartoris invented a story explaining the remittance of Emily’s taxes to save her from the embarrassment of accepting charity.
A few weeks past, I was home alone and my friend called I told her that I was not in a good mood. She said ok and hung up the phone. About and hour later I heard the door bell, when I got to the door it was my friend. I was shocked to see her she came in and she started to pray with me. Once she finished praying she said that she did not come around during the first few weeks because she knew that my family, his family and other friends would be there.