‘“1,000 Places to Fall to Your Death”, Utah edition, means American tort law hasn’t undermined pioneer spirit’

“I can’t help but check out the tortscape when I travel. As mentioned last week, I have been traveling recently in Utah. The sights are breathtaking. And as an indicator of the health of the American tort system, I am pleased to report, Utah has many places where one can fall to one’s death. If your foreign friends are like mine, then you too are tired of being teased about fencing at the Grand Canyon, supposedly erected by the National Park Service to protect itself from lawsuits …” (more)

[Richard Peltz-Steele, The Savory Tort, 29 June]

First posted 2021-06-29 15:00:39

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