Torts Keyed to Dobbs
Landers v. East Texas Salt Water Disposal Co
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Plaintiff owned a small lake, which he had cleaned and stocked with fish at considerable expense. He alleged that East Texas Salt Water Disposal Co. and Sun Oil Co. (Defendants) both caused large quantities of salt water and also oil to flow into his lake killing the fish. He alleged that both Defendants acted negligently.
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