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Torts Keyed to Duncan
Butterfield v. Forrester
Citation:11 East 59, 103 Eng.Rep. 926 (K.B. 1809)
ProfessorMelissa A. Hale
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A man repairing his house (defendant) had placed a pole across the road. Another man (plaintiff) was riding his horse that evening when he hit the pole and fell from his horse, suffering injuries. The plaintiff sued the defendant for negligently placing this pole in the road.
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