Defendant negligently sold unlabeled poisoned bran, thereby causing the death of or permanent injury to the buyer's cows, and the loss of his dairy business. As a result of this calamity, the buyer died from a decompensated heart caused by emotional distress and nervous shock. The buyer had commenced action for damages and it is continued here by his wife as administratrix of his estate. Held, recovery may be had for the buyer's death. Rasmussen v. Benson, (Neb. 1938) 280 N. W. 890.
William K. Jackson,
NEGLIGENCE - LIABILITY FOR EMOTIONAL DISTURBANCE,
Mich. L. Rev.
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