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Sargent v. Ross
New Hampshire Supreme Court
308 A.2d 528 (1973)
Tina Sargent’s daughter Anna died after falling from a steep outdoor stairway at a residential building owned by Fabiola Ross. Sargent (plaintiff), as administratrix, sued the landlord, Ross (defendant), for negligent construction and maintenance of the stairway. The jury returned a verdict in Sargent’s favor. The trial court denied Ross’s motion for judgment notwithstanding the verdict, and Ross appealed.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Kenison, J.)
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