It is important to note that each of the aforesaid claims requires specific elements and supporting evidence to pass muster in court.
In failure to warn cases, a valid claim requires a duty to warn, a breach of that duty, and injury proximately resulting from the breach.
These terms and conditions usually mention that the service cannot guarantee and assume responsibility for verifying the accuracy of the information provided by users.
Unlike singles in the '70s, who cruised bars and discos and risked looking for love in all the wrong places, tens of millions of singles each day join and log on to online dating sites with the belief that their efforts to find love and companionship are safe and secure.
But the apparent murder and dismemberment of Ingrid Lyne, a 40-year-old Seattle-area mother of three, has sent shockwaves throughout the cyber-romance world, with many begging the question: Is anyone safe?
In some cases, advocates have argued that online dating services should run background checks on their members.