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Shutt v. Kaufman’s, Inc.
Colorado Supreme Court
165 Colo. 175, 438 P.2d 501 (1968)
Shutt (plaintiff) was a customer in a shoe store owned by Kaufman’s, Inc. (Kaufman’s) (defendant). Shutt sat down on a chair, which bumped a display table causing a metal shoe stand to fall on her head. Shutt sued for negligence. The matter went to trial. The jury was instructed in the doctrine of res ipsa loquitur. The jury returned a verdict for Kaufman’s. Shutt filed a motion for a new trial, which was denied. Shutt appealed.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Kelley, J.)
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