“Actual facts and the drooping endives”

August 30, 2012

  • 157 Evidence
  • 157XII Opinion Evidence
  • 157XII(F) Effect of Opinion Evidence
  • 157k574 k. Conflict with Other Evidence.

157 EvidenceBut defendant’s expert chemist tells us that the fumes from its plant are not deleterious. Notwithstanding all the respect we entertain for him and the report of the Shelby Smelting Company Commission, their authority must yield to the more persuasive testimony of actual facts and the drooping endives.
Bazile v. Freeport & Tampico Fuel Oil Corp., 1917 WL 1645 (La. Ct. App. 1917)