Golf club isn't liable for woman-eating alligator

Georgia Supreme Court finds lawsuit should have been dismissed because residents had been warned of wild alligators

, Daily Report


The Georgia Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a Savannah golf club and homeowners association that had been sued for the wrongful death of an elderly woman whose family said she was killed by an alligator in the gated community in 2007.

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  • david slater

    Assumption of risk is a defense to be pleaded and proven at trial. It is usually an issue for a jury to decide. Were the facts so one sided as to take it away from a jury?

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