The plaintiffs were walking along the highway when one of them became exhausted. They both sat down for about five minutes on the doorsill of the defendant's factory which was within four inches of the street. No mark indicated the line dividing the street from the defendant's premises. The plaintiffs were about to continue on their way when a sign, fastened over the door of the factory, fell without warning and injured both plaintiffs. The defendant did not know the sign was in danger of falling, but had not inspected it for several years. Held, the plaintiffs cannot recover as they were not users of the highway at the time of the injury. Foley v. Farnham Co., (Me. 1936) 188 A. 708.

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