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HInes vs Arnett

Hines stored her furniture, including a grand piano,in Arnett's warehouse. Needing more space, Arnett stored Hines's piano in Butler's warehouse next door. As a result of a fire, which occurred without any fault of Arnett or Butler, both warehouses and their contents were destroyed. Is Arnett liable to Hines for the value of her piano and furniture? Explain.

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Hines vs. Arnett
Hines stored her furniture, including a grand piano, in Arnett's warehouse. Needing more space, Arnett stored Hines's piano in Butler's warehouse next door. As a result of a fire, which occurred without any fault of Arnett or Butler, both warehouses and their contents were destroyed. Is Arnett liable to Hines for the value of her piano and furniture? Explain.

Concerning the furniture, and if Arnett is responsible it depends on what type of agreement was signed about personal property. Most likely and under usual contractual circumstances, yes Arnett would be responsible for the destroyed furniture. Concerning the piano ...

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