Torts Keyed to Dobbs
Thorne v. Deas
Plaintiffs brought an action against Defendant for failure in his promise to insure a boat that they jointly and equally owned. Prior to a planned sailing from New York to North Carolina, Defendant promised Plaintiffs that he would insure the vessel. He failed to do so, and the vessel was wrecked near the Carolina coast. Plaintiffs brought suit for “nonfeasance” alleging that Defendant was liable for having failed to insure the vessel.
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