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Police do not have a duty to warn of a dangerous condition at a crate derby.

October 1, 2017
Gaughran v. County of Warren,, N.J.Super. App. Div., 2017 N.J.Super. Unpub. LEXIS 2037 (Aug. 7, 2017)

A hay bale lining the course of a crate derby was hit by a crate that had hit a pothole. Summary judgment as to the defendant was upheld. The court found that the plaintiff had insufficient evidence to establish that the police were tasked with informing spectators of the derby’s environment and any associated dangerous conditions.


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