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Torts Keyed to Duncan
Conway v. O’Brien
Citation:111 F.2d 611 (2d. Cir. 1940)
Conway (plaintiff) was injured while riding as a passenger in a car. The driver of the car, O’Brien (defendant), drove onto the left side of the road when making a turn on a back country road and collided with an oncoming car. The plaintiff sued the defendant pursuant to Vermont’s Guest Occupation law, which permits lawsuits against drivers whose gross negligence injured their passengers.
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