Attractive Nuisance Doctrine Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Attractive Nuisance Doctrine, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Attractive Nuisance Doctrine?

(n) Doctrine of Attractive nuisance holds a person liable for the loss or suffering caused to a child, by making or causing to make a situation or event which may attract a child consequently leading to an accident, loss or damages. Eg. Leaving a pit uncovered or unfenced.2. Carelessly leaving a harmful object. Recent enactments limits its preview to liabilities arising out of foreseeable danger only.