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Torts Keyed to Underwood
Campbell v. Indiana
Citation:284 N.E. 733 (Ind. 1973)
The Campbell opinion consolidated two separate cases. In the Campbell case, the plaintiffs sustained personal injuries as a result of a head-on collision with an automobile traveling in the plaintiffs’ lane of traffic upon a state-maintained highway. The plaintiffs alleged negligence on the part of the state in that after repaving the highway, it failed to: 1) mark with a yellow line the aforesaid road, where it is unsafe to pass and 2) carelessly and negligently failed to install no passing signs. In the Knotts case, the plaintiff suffered a personal injury when fell on a crosswalk. The plaintiff alleged that the injuries were the result of the negligent state of repair of the crosswalk.
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