People Gas Light and Coke Co.

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Appellate Court of Illinois, Chicago, First DistrictDec 20, 1945
327 Ill. App. 412 (Ill. App. Ct. 1945)
327 Ill. App. 41264 N.E.2d 556

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Gen. No. 43,031. (Abstract of Decisions.)

Opinion filed December 20, 1945 Opinion modified and rehearing denied January 17, 1946 Released for publication January 18, 1946

NEGLIGENCE, § 101when doctrine of res ipsa loquitur applies. In action to recover damages for personal injuries allegedly sustained by plaintiff when metal folding chair furnished to her by defendant collapsed as she sat upon it, doctrine of res ipsa loquitur was applicable.

See Callaghan's Illinois Digest, same topic and section number.

Appeal from the Superior Court of Cook county; the Hon. E.I. FRANKHAUSER, Judge, presiding.

Reversed and remanded. Heard in the third division, first district, this court at the April term, 1944.

Miller, Gorham, Wescott Adams, for appellant;

Herbert C. DeYoung, of counsel;

John P. McGoorty, Jr., for appellee.

Not to be published in full. Opinion filed December 20, 1945; opinion modified and rehearing denied January 17, 1946; released for publication January 18, 1946.