A life changing injury caused by negligence requires fair compensation. But when that injury could easily have been prevented, everyone from the person who was injured, to the jurors who determine what fair compensation means, are rightfully going to feel more strongly about what happened. The tragic death of a tourist at Arches National Park comes to mind.  In that case, which appears likely to be filed as a wrongful death lawsuit, a park visitor was killed by a malfunctioning gate. […]

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