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Although Vergara caused damage to Sonkin’s house brought about by his building up of more soil to his property so that his property would be of the same level as that of the latter thereby causing water from Vergara’s property to flow into Sonkin’s property, Sonkin cannot be compensated for such damage as his was under a legal easement to receive water flowing from Vergara, making him therefore guilty of contributory negligence for disregarding such easement.
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