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Seaside communities and their lifeguards aren’t liable when their lifesaving equipment injures vacationers, a New Jersey appeals court held Dec. 15, and according to a story from Herald Newspapers in Cape May County.

Under New Jersey tort law, the city is a public entity and cannot be held liable “for an injury, whether such injury arises out of an act or omission of the public entity or a public employee or any other person.”

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