Halloween Scares Haunt Dreams, Not Defendants

Law360, New York (October 30, 2013, 8:32 PM EDT) -- A survey of the case law reveals a frightening truth for Halloween revelers: If a bump in the night at a haunted house causes you to flee, screaming, into a wall and you hurt yourself, you probably don't have grounds to hold the operators of the attraction liable for your boo-boo.

There appear to be five reported opinions on injuries allegedly sustained at haunted houses as a result of a patron's reaction to a scare, according to White and Williams LLP counsel Randy Maniloff, who wrote...
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