What is An Attractive Nuisance?
The Attractive Nuisance Doctrine was enacted during the 1870s to protect children who were injured on another’s property, even if they were there uninvited (i.e. trespassing). Children are more vulnerable to certain injuries and can be easily enticed by so called “attractive nuisances.” What, exactly, qualifies as an attractive nuisance? And when do you have the right to sue for injuries sustained by a child while playing on or near one of these objects? Read our article to find out more. Examples of Attractive Nuisance As the name suggests, an “attractive nuisance” is something that is tempting for children, but ultimately poses...Continue reading