Originally Posted by Geko45
Red herrings all, in each instance above someone else is much more directly responsible than the parent (i.e. the drunk driver in the first scenario or the child themself in the second and third).
Bad parenting is contributory negligence in all three cases.
There are at least two sides to every story. I just heard yours and, indeed, you appear to be the victim. But I can't stop wondering what the other side has to say.
Oh, g-d, if only LEOs can be indemnified from willfully ignoring the stupid!