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Menendez v. Paddock Pool Construction Co.
Arizona Court of Appeals
836 P.2d 968 (1991)
Luis Menendez (plaintiff) attended a party within a residential development called Dobson Ranch, which was managed by the Dobson Homeowners’ Association (the Association). Paddock Pool Construction Company (Paddock) (defendant) was hired to design and build a custom pool within Dobson Ranch based on specifications provided by the Dobson Ranch developer. At the party, Menendez was thrown by his coworkers into the shallow end of the pool. Menendez suffered spinal injuries as a result. After settling out of court with the Association, Menendez brought a products-liability suit against Paddock based on strict liability. The trial court dismissed Menendez’s strict-liability claim. Menendez appealed.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Taylor, J.)
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