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Waters v. Blackshear
Citation:591 N.E.2d 184 (Mass. 1992).
Blackshear was lighting firecrackers, throwing them and watching them spin and explode. After about 10 minutes, Blackshear intentionally placed a firecracker into the sneaker of unsuspecting Maurice Waters and then lit the firecracker. The resulting explosion resulted in serious burn injuries.
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