Business and Personal Law

Chapter 3: Tort Law

Case Study Extended Practice

  1. Two men acting in a joint venture were constructing an underground tunnel. They used dynamite to blow up the ground. They followed all safety procedures and were not negligent in their blasting. However, the blast damaged a nearby garage, including a car inside the garage. Can the owner of the car recover damages from the non-negligent dynamite blasters? Spano v. Perini Corp., 250 N.E.2d 31 (NY).
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