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Torts Keyed to Duncan
Watson v. Regional Transportation District
Citation:762 P.2d 133 (Colo. 1988)
Jayma Watson (plaintiff) was riding as a passenger on a motorcycle driven by her husband, Randy Watson, when the motorcycle collided with a bus owned and operated by Regional Transportation District (defendant). The plaintiff jointly owned the motorcycle with her husband, but did not have an operating license and did not know how to operate it. The plaintiff suffered severe injuries to her leg and foot and sued the defendant for negligence. The defendant moved for summary judgment, alleging that the plaintiff’s husband was the sole cause of the accident and that his negligence should be imputed onto the plaintiff.
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