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Yachuk v Oliver Blais [1949]

Facts

  • The claimant 9 year old had burned himself on petrol purchased from the defendant

Issue

  • Could the claimant recover?

Decision

  • Yes

Reasoning

  • Despite the intervening act of the claimant, the petrol was dole negligently and the act of a naive 9 year old did not break the chain of causation
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