The employees of a Texas drywall subcontractor meant no harm
when they propped a pile of gypsum board against a wall and left it
unattended for the weekend. But when an 11-year-old girl strayed onto
the site with her 13-year-old brother, the pile nearly became deadly.
Curious about what was behind, the two pulled it over. The girl was
struck by 16 sheets of drywall, seriously injuring her face and left arm.
Who was at fault? The girl’s parents, for not keeping her off a dangerous
building site? The drywall sub? Or the contractor, for failing to
supervise the subcontractor adequately?
The Attractive Nuisance Doctrine
In the case of Amora