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Hodgkinson v Martin, [1929] 1 DLR 367

Facts:

Martin (M) removed Hodgkinson (H) from the office. M believed he had the right to do so. H charges M with trespass to the person.

Issue(s):

Does M's mistake absolve him?

Ratio:

Sincere mistake is no excuse; but it may reduce damages to nominal damages.


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