Torts Keyed to Dobbs
Florence v. Goldberg
Plaintiff regularly walked her six year-old to school, and noted that the city police had stationed a crossing guard at a busy intersection. Noting the presence of the guard, Plaintiff ceased accompanying the child to school. One day, the crossing guard called in sick and, although Department regulations required the posting of a substitute when the usual guard was indisposed, no substitute was dispatched. The school principal was not informed f the situation. The child was struck while crossing the street and suffered severe brain damage.
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