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Torts Keyed to Underwood
Dillon v. Legg
Citation:441 P.2d 912 (Cal. 1968)
The defendant drove his automobile near an intersection. At this time, the plaintiff’s infant daughter, lawfully crossed the road. The defendant’s negligent operation of his vehicle caused it to collide with the plaintiff’s daughter, resulting in injuries that caused her death. The plaintiff was near the accident and personally witnessed the collision. However, the plaintiff was not hurt and appeared to be far enough away that she was not at risk of being hurt by the vehicle.
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