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Anderson v. Chicago Brass Co.
Wisconsin Supreme Court
106 N.W. 1077 (1906)
Anderson (plaintiff) sued Chicago Brass Co. (defendant). The trial judge instructed the jury on the Anderson’s burden of proof by stating that Anderson must establish the allegations “by a fair preponderance of the credible evidence, facts and circumstances” and must produce evidence that had greater convincing power than the evidence produced by Chicago Brass. The jury returned a verdict in favor of Chicago Brass. Anderson appealed, arguing that the jury instruction was improper.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Winslow, J.)
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