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Hoover v. Sun Oil Co
Plaintiffs entered Barone’s service station to fill their vehicle with gas. Smilyk, and employee of Barone, negligently started a fire while filling Plaintiffs’ car. Plaintiffs brought an action against the three defendants to recover damages from the fire. Sun Oil contended that the facts of the case indicate that Barone operated the station independently from Sun Oil, and consequently Sun Oil was not responsible for his actions.
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