Civil Procedure Keyed to Field
Cambria v. Jeffery
Defendant and Cambria’s (Plaintiff) servant were in an automobile collision. Defendant sued Plaintiff for negligence. The jury found both parties negligent, but entered judgment for Plaintiff on the grounds that Defendant was contributorily negligent. Plaintiff then sued Defendant for negligence. The jury found for Plaintiff, but the trial judge entered judgment for Defendant, ruling that the earlier judgment had adjudicated the issue of whether Plaintiff was negligent through his servant. Plaintiff appealed.
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