TORTS - NEGLIGENCE - LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES ACCRUING TO ANOTHER BY ACT DONE TO SAVE ONE'S OWN PROPERTY
Defendant was negligent in allowing a wooden barge to be loaded with crude oil without adequate fire protection. After the ship had been set afire by lightning, defendant had it cast adrift to save its wharf from destruction. The floating vessel later damaged plaintiff's property two miles distant. Held, defendant committed an actionable wrong. Swan-Finch Oil Corp. et al. v. Warner-Quinlan Co., (N. J. 1933) 167 Atl. 211.
TORTS - NEGLIGENCE - LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES ACCRUING TO ANOTHER BY ACT DONE TO SAVE ONE'S OWN PROPERTY,
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