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Wilkinson v. Downton
Citation.  2 Q.B. 57.
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Brief Fact Summary.
As a practical joke, Defendant told Plaintiff that her husband was injured in an accident and broke both of his legs. In hearing the news, Plaintiff experienced a violent shock to her nervous system. The jury awarded Plaintiff