Torts Keyed to Goldberg
Wyman v. Leavitt
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Leavitt was blasting rocks onto land that was adjacent to Wymans property, causing rocks to be thrown onto Wymans property. Wymans family members were not physically injured from the blasting. Wymans brought suit against Leavitt for property damage and for anxiety suffered by his wife, as she feared for the safety of herself and her child. The jury held in Wymans favor and awared damages for Mrs. Wyman’s mental suffering. Leavitt appealed.
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