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Larson v. St. Francis Hotel

188 P.2d 513 (Cal. Ct. App. 1948)

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Larson v. St. Francis Hotel

District Court of Appeal of California

188 P.2d 513 (Cal. Ct. App. 1948)

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Facts

Larson (plaintiff) was walking on a street in front of the St. Francis Hotel (defendant) when she was struck on the head by a falling armchair. Larson brought a negligence suit against St. Francis Hotel and did not offer any evidence other than the fact that the armchair hit her. The trial court ordered a nonsuit, and Larson appealed.

Rule of Law

Issue

Holding and Reasoning (Bray, J.)

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