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History: Highway Liability Case Important

Reprinted from the April 1951 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

‘Last fall in anticipation of a storm of which he has been forewarned by radio, E. R. Higley of the Langdon district undertook to move his cattle from pasture across the public Highway to the shelter of his farm yard. A truck belonging to the Polar Aerated Water Works Ltd., of Calgary crashed into two valuable animals which had to be destroyed. The truck was considerably damaged and the company brought suit for damages against Higley and Higley counter claimed against the Company for recovery of the value of the stock.’

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