Dumped in someone's lap - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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dump (something) in (someone's) lap
To foist something onto someone else. Yep, management dumped that big project in my lap after Lydia resigned.
drop/dump something in somebody’s ˈlap (informal) make something the responsibility of another person: They dropped the problem firmly back in my lap.