Crumbling Skull Rule

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A legal doctrine related to the eggshell/thin skull rule, which limits a tort defendant’s responsibilities for a plaintiff’s injuries to the plaintiff’s condition at the time of the alleged tort
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In response, Justice Major wrote, "The crumbling skull doctrine is an awkward label for a fairly simple idea.
He said that the court has removed doubt about the validity of the crumbling skull doctrine and this makes the decision important for future cases.