Legal Case Summaries

California appellate court rules listing broker was not liable for injuries suffered by a potential purchaser when he fell into an empty pool on the property and the broker did not have a duty to warn him that standing over an empty pool on a diving board posed a risk of injury because the danger was open and obvious.
California federal court rules that salesperson and broker infringed another firm’s copyright by using photographs of property in the MLS that the other firm had copyrighted when it had previously listed the property for sale. 
Washington court reinstates deceptive trade practice allegations against real estate professionals for failing to provide the exact disclosures required by a county ordinance regarding airplane noise.