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Zittrain Torts Playlist Spring 2013

Douglas Crosby, Respondent, v. Cox Aircraft Company Of Washington, a Washington Corporation; Ray Cox & Jane Doe Cox, husband and wife; and Hal Joines & Jane Doe Joines, husband and wife, Appellants.

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Should courts extend strict liability towards hazardous instrumentalities—like airplanes? A pilot ran out of fuel while flying an aircraft owned and maintained by defendant. The plane crash landed on the plaintiff's garage, causing property damage.