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Henningsen v. Bloomfield Motors, Inc.
Citation:161 A.2d 69 (N.J. 1960)
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Plaintiff Claus H. Henningsen purchased a Plymouth automobile from defendant Bloomfield Motors. The car was manufactured by defendant Chrysler Corporation. The two plaintiffs were injured when the car suddenly veered s and crashed into a highway sign and a brick wall on a smooth highway. The trial court felt that the proof was insufficient to constitute a negligence claim of either the manufacturer or the dealer. Therefore, the case was given to the jury solely on the warranty theory.
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