Two Innocent Persons Principle Law and Legal Definition

Two innocent persons principle is a principle of equity that one of two innocent parties must suffer through the act or negligence of a third party, the loss should fall on the one who by his conduct created the circumstances which enabled the third party to perpetrate the wrong or cause the loss. [Manheim Auto. Fin. Servs., Inc. v. Guthrie, 2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 78568 (D. Kan. 2007)].