Plaintiff, a 15-year-old girl, and her friends were walking in their suburban neighborhood following a winter blizzard.


The streets had been plowed. A live electric wire was hanging down on the sidewalk. The plaintiff came into contact with the wire and was electrocuted. There was inadequate fusing and other necessary protections.[115]

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