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Civil Procedure Keyed to Glannon
Hardin v. Ski Venture, Inc.
Citation:50 F.3d 1291 (4th Cir. 1995)
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Hardin was injured in a skiing accident. He sued Ski Venture, Inc., the ski resort owner, for negligence, seeking damages for the injuries he suffered. Hardin’s allegations of negligence pertained to Ski Venture’s snowmaking; specifically, he alleged that Ski Venture, Inc. was negligent based on the wetness of the snow on the trail and the placement of the snow guns. A jury found that Ski Venture, Inc. was not negligent. Hardin appealed, challenging the trial court’s jury instructions.
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