Torts Keyed to Franklin
Broadbent v. Broadbent
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Defendant went to answer the phone and left her two year-old son by a swimming pool. He fell into the pool and was submerged long enough to suffer severe brain damage before he was rescued. Plaintiff, his son’s conservator, sued Defendant for negligence. The trial court dismissed the complaint under the doctrine of parental immunity and Plaintiff appealed.
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