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Sorenson v. Gardner
Oregon Supreme Court
334 P.2d 471 (Or. 1959)
The seller of a house (defendant) told the prospective buyer (plaintiff) that the house met all minimum code requirements according to state law. In fact, this was not the case as the house did not meet all necessary state law codes. The plaintiff did not know the facts behind the house not being in compliance with code. The plaintiff brought suit for misrepresentation of law. The trial court found in favor the plaintiff and the defendant appealed.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Lusk, J.)
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