Implied Assumption of the Risk Is No Longer a Defense to Negligence Actions in Texas
Crowley, Michael J.
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Analyzes Farley v. M M Cattle Co., a Texas Supreme Court case. The case involved fifteen-year-old Farley, who was seriously injured when a horse, which was known by M M Cattle Co. to be dangerous, collided with another cowboy while Farley was rounding up calves. In Farley, the Court held that “voluntary assumption of the risk would no longer be a defense to negligence actions in Texas.” The author believe the Court should be commended for its decision.