attractive nuisance doctrine

Definition of "attractive nuisance doctrine"
  1. A law holding a landowner accountable for injuries to children who, enticed by something on the property, enter without consent and get injured
How to use "attractive nuisance doctrine" in a sentence
  1. Because of the attractive nuisance doctrine, the pool owner was liable when the neighborhood child fell in while trying to retrieve a ball.
  2. The attractive nuisance doctrine was cited in the case where a child trespassed and was injured on a construction site.
  3. The abandoned, rusted car on the vacant lot was considered under the attractive nuisance doctrine when a child got hurt playing around it.

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