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Barmore v. Elmore
Citation:83 Ill.App.3d 1056, 403 N.E.2d 1355, 38 Ill.Dec. 751 (1980)
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Leon Barmore (plaintiff), while visiting the home of Thomas and Esther Elmore (defendants) for the purpose of discussing business, was attacked by the defendants’ son Thomas Elmore Jr. The defendants tried to hold their son back, but he was able to escape their grip and stabbed the plaintiff multiple times in the chest. In addition to suing the son, the plaintiff sued the defendants, arguing that they had negligently failed to protect him while he was on their property.
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