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Torts Keyed to Farnesworth
Robins Dry Dock & Repair Co. v. Flint
Citation:275 U.S. 303 (1927)
Flint (Plaintiff) chartered a steamboat. During the steamboat’s regular cleaning, it was discovered that it needed a new propeller. The owner of the steamboat hired Robins Dry Dock & Repair Co. (Defendant) to replace the propeller. Defendant dropped the initial propeller and had to make a new one which took two extra weeks. Plaintiff lost profits during those two weeks and sued Defendant to recover them.
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