PLST 201 Case Brief ONE.docx - Case Brief Form Case Name Brian Dailey versus Ruth Garratt Should be Garratt v Dailey Case Citation 279 P.2d

PLST 201 Case Brief ONE.docx - Case Brief Form Case Name...

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Case Brief Form Case Name : Brian Dailey versus Ruth Garratt Should be Garratt v. Dailey Case Citation : 279 P.2d 1091 (Washington 1955) Should be 279 P.2d 109 (Wash. 1955) Procedural History : The plaintiff, Ruth Garratt, sought judgement against the defendant, five- year-old, Brian Dailey, saying he purposely moved a chair out from under her which caused injuries to her person. Ruth is seeking eleven thousand dollars in damages as she sustained a broken hip and other personal injuries. The trial court found that Brian was attempting to aid Ruth by moving the chair under her, but due to his age and size he was unsuccessful in preventing Ruth’s fall to the ground, which resulted in injuries. The plaintiff, Ruth, appealed the trial court’s decision, and the Supreme court found the cause is remanded for clarification, needing to confirm findings on the issue of whether the defendant, Brian, knew with certainty that the plaintiff, Ruth, was attempting to sit in the chair the defendant had moved, and to reform the judgment if the findings grant it.
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