You be the Judge

Schorr, José
August 1961
Saturday Evening Post;8/26/1961, Vol. 234 Issue 34, p40
Presents a case of a baby sitter who sued her employer for negligence for their failure to warn her to watch her step while walking in their freshly waxed floor.


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