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Reasor-Hill Corp. v. Harrison

Supreme Court of Arkansas
249 S.W.2d 994 (Ark. 1952)


Planters Flying Service (PFS) (plaintiff) filed suit in Arkansas against D.M. Barton seeking payment for its crop spraying service. Barton filed a cross-claim against PFS, alleging that PFS had damaged his crops—which were located in Missouri—by using an improper insecticide. PFS was an Arkansas company and was not authorized to do business in Missouri. PFS filed a petition seeking a writ of mandamus prohibiting the Arkansas court below from hearing Barton’s cross-claim.

Rule of Law


Holding and Reasoning (Smith, J.)

Dissent (McFaddin, J.)

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