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Washington v. Louisiana Power & Light Co.
Citation:555 So. 2d 1350 (La. 1990)
Decedent and his son had been burned when moving the antenna in their backyard and the antenna had touched an uninsulated high-voltage electrical wire. Decedent had asked Louisiana Power & Light Co. (Defendant) to bury the wire. Defendant would only bury the wire at the expense of the decedent, who refused. Five years later, decedent was killed when he and a friend accidentally touched the antenna to the wire. Decedents children (Plaintiffs) sued Defendant for negligence.
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