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Torts Keyed to Miller
Haeussler v. De Loretto
Citation:240 P.2d 654 (Cal. App. 1952)
Haeussler (Plaintiff) and De Loretto (Defendant) were neighbors. Haeussler went to De Loretto’s residence one evening to ask about the whereabouts of his missing dog, and the parties began to argue. Haeussler began to motion toward De Loretto aggressively, and De Loretto punched him. Haeussler sued De Loretto for assault and battery. De Lorreto asserts self-defense because he knew that the plaintiff had previously assaulted on of his friends in the past.
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