attractive nuisance


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attractive nuisance

noun allure, bait, dangerous conditions, draw, endangerment, enticement, inducement, lure, seducement, unprotected
Associated concepts: attractive nuisance doctrine, specific conditions
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An attractive nuisance doctrine may apply to children to protect them from hidden, attractive dangers.
But by the virtue of the attractive nuisance doctrine, the landowner's negligence is not excused by the child's status as a trespasser.
The attractive nuisance doctrine is frequently used for electrical hazards, as in the case where a judge held that the catwalk over a catenary wire on the outside of a fenced railroad bridge could be such an attractive nuisance.
Demolition of a fire trap, a structural catastrophe waiting to happen, or an attractive nuisance and replacing it with structured open space may well represent an improvement to your overall program.
But the day the house was trucked the half-mile to Frommer's property, a county inspector issued him a citation labeling the structure an attractive nuisance, Kennedy said.
Should a wandering cougar happen to gain access to an open chicken coop or take down another free-ranging goat, perhaps wildlife officials will hand the negligent livestock owner a citation for creating an attractive nuisance.
All the traffic planning in the world is not going to solve the issue of the attractive nuisance that Hoover High School is to people who do not belong there,'' said Hank Paz, chairman of a joint traffic safety committee, ``And that's what we have to keep in the backs of our minds.
He said, ``The city wasted public funds and created an attractive nuisance by failing to restrict Internet use.
The house "especially being empty is starting to become an attractive nuisance," he said.
It was kind of an attractive nuisance to drivers up and down the freeway,'' Keim said.
It was an attractive nuisance, as it turns out," said Jeff Ziller, district fish biologist for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife's Southern Willamette Watershed.
A train is an attractive nuisance,'' Silverman said.