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Baxter v. Ford Motor Co.
Citation:12 P.2d 409 (Wash. 1932)
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Baxter (plaintiff) bought an automobile from St. John Motors (defendant), who acquired the car from Ford Motors Co. (defendant). When a pebble struck the windshield and sent small pieces of glass into the plaintiff’s eyes, the plaintiff lost his left eye and injured his right eye. The plaintiff sued the defendants, arguing that the defendants made an express warranty in catalogs and printed sales material that the automobile windshield was made with nonshatterable glass.
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