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.
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.
The house "especially being empty is starting to become an attractive nuisance," he 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.