Torts Keyed to Epstein
Osborne v. McMasters
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Defendant’s clerk in his drugstore sold to Plaintiff a deadly poison without labeling it as “Poison” as required be statute. Not knowing it was poison, Plaintiff consumed it and died. Plaintiff sued Defendant for negligence. Defendant appealed.
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