Reforming the Doctrine of “Dangerous Instrumentalities”: SB 1832 (2002)
Provided that a “powered shopping cart” of the type generally
Provided that a “powered shopping cart” of the type generally used in retail establishmehnts by elderly or handicapped customers is not covered by the common law doctrine of “dangerous instrumentalities.” The law allowed powered shopping cart owners to remain liable for damages caused by their own negligence.
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