Duguay v. Landry et al., [1966] N.B. Law News No. 12 (QB)

JudgeDickson, J.
CourtCourt of Queen's Bench of New Brunswick (Canada)
Case DateJanuary 14, 1966
JurisdictionNew Brunswick
Citations[1966] N.B. Law News No. 12 (QB)

Duguay v. Landry, [1966] N.B. Law News No. 12 (QB)

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Aime A. Duguay (plaintiff) v. Alonzo Landry and Canadian Oil Companies Ltd., a body corporate (defendants)

(637/64/C; Archives RS48/1964/637)

Indexed As: Duguay v. Landry et al.

New Brunswick Supreme Court

Queen's Bench Division

Dickson, J.

January 14, 1966.


Plaintiff's claim for damages for personal injuries suffered when tin of gasoline became ignited while lighting fires in smokehouse dismissed as incident attributable to plaintiff's own negligence and not to any deficiency in product supplied by defendant, Landry. No proof, in any event, that product was manufactured or supplied by other defendant. Provisional assessment to damages for extensive burns and disability in sum of $25,000.00.

Damage Awards - Topic 302

Injury and death - Burns - Mulitiple burns - See paragraphs 35 and 36.


Charles E. Leger, Q.C., for the plaintiff;

W.G. Stewart, Q.C., for the defendant, Landry;

J.E. Murphy, Q.C., and J. Neil Mulvaney, for the defendant, Canadian Oil Company Ltd.

This case was heard before Dickson, J., of the New Brunswick Supreme Court, Queen's Bench Division, on the Westmorland Circuit, who delivered the following decision on January 14, 1966.

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