The manager of one of defendant's branch stores, in filling an order for a loaf of bread, delivered a dead rat to the plaintiff. The plaintiff incurred serious physical injuries as a result of the fright and shock. In plaintiff's suit against the defendant company it was held that there could be a recovery for physical injuries caused by fright alone. Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Co. v. Roch (Md. 1931) 153 Atl. 22.
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