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Marshall v. Nugent
Citation:222 F.2d 604 (1st Cir. 1955)
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Marshall (Plaintiff) was a passenger in a car driving on a snowy road. The car was forced off the road when a truck, owned by Socony-Vacuum (Defendant), came into their lane. No one was injured. The truck driver stopped in the road to help the car, and told Plaintiff to go warn oncoming traffic. As he was doing so, Plaintiff was hit by a car driven by Nugent (Defendant), who was swerving to miss hitting the truck. Plaintiff sued both Defendants as joint tortfeasors.
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