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Torts Keyed to Duncan
Cox v. Pearl Investment Company
Citation:168 Colo. 67, 450 P.2d 60 (1969)
Mr. and Mrs. Cox (plaintiffs) sued Pearl Investment Company (defendant) for negligence after Mrs. Cox sustained injuries from a fall on the defendant’s property. The defendant filed a motion for summary judgment on the grounds that the plaintiffs had released all joint tortfeasors from liability when they signed a “Covenant Not to Proceed with Suit” with Goodwill Industries, the defendant’s tenant on the premise where the accident occured.
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Topic Refresher CourseNegligence: Joint Tortfeasors, Identification and Contribution