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Byram v. Main
Citation:523 A.2d 1387 (Me. 1987)
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Defendant’s daughter owned a donkey named Meadow. Under unknown circumstances, Meadow escaped and wandered onto Interstate 95 in Orono. During the early morning hours of July 22, 1981, Plaintiff struck Meadow while driving a large truck or “rig.”
On this appeal, Defendant argues that Meadow is a domesticated animal, and that the Superior Court wrongly relied on a prior case, Decker, to impose strict liability for injuries caused by Meadow wandering onto the highway.
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