Docket No. 7696.

28 Mich. App. 439 (1970)

184 N.W.2d 556


Michigan Court of Appeals.

Leave to appeal denied April 23, 1971.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Harvey, Kruse & Westen, for plaintiffs.

Allen, Allen & Shell, for defendant Lawrence McEachern.

Butzel, Eaman, Long, Gust & Kennedy (by A.D. Connor), for defendant Montgomery Ward.

Before: J.H. GILLIS, P.J., and DANHOF and MAHINSKE, JJ.

Leave to appeal denied April 23, 1971. 384 Mich. 834.


Defendant McEachern owned a double-barrelled shotgun which he took to defendant corporation Montgomery Ward for repairs. An employee in Ward's gun shop made a new safety for the gun. Five months later while hunting McEachern stumbled and fell, dropping the loaded gun. On striking the ground, one barrel discharged, shooting a hunting companion, Michael Nagy, in the leg.

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