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Daley v. LaCroix
Citation:384 Mich. 4, 179 N.W.2d 390 (1970)
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While driving, LaCroix (defendant) lost control of his car and hit a utility pole, snapping high voltage lines and causing an electrical explosion. The explosion cause serious property damages to the Daleys (plaintiffs) home as well as emotional distress, for which the plaintiffs sued the defendant. Specifically, the plaintiffs alleged they suffered from traumatic neurosis, emotional disturbance, nervousness and nervous upset as a result of the explosion. At trial, after the plaintiffs presented their evidence, the defendant moved for a directed verdict.
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