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Wallis V. Mrs. Smith's Pie Co., Carolyn Brack Armbrust Apr 1978

Wallis V. Mrs. Smith's Pie Co., Carolyn Brack Armbrust

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review

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Federal Procedure-Venue-Use Of State Nonresident Motorist Statute To Imply Waive, Raymond R. Trombadore S.Ed. Apr 1956

Federal Procedure-Venue-Use Of State Nonresident Motorist Statute To Imply Waive, Raymond R. Trombadore S.Ed.

Michigan Law Review

An Illinois corporation brought suit based on diversity of citizenship in a United States district court in Kentucky against a resident of Indiana, alleging a cause of action arising from a collision which occurred on a Kentucky highway. Plaintiff secured personal jurisdiction over defendant by serving process upon the Secretary of State of Kentucky who in tum gave notice to the defendant in accordance with the Kentucky nonresident motorist statute. Defendant entered a special appearance and moved that the case be dismissed on the ground of improper venue. The motion was overruled and the Court of Appeals for the Sixth …


Conflict Of Laws-Death By Wrongful Act-Recovery Under Foreign Statute, Douglas L. Mann S. Ed. Mar 1951

Conflict Of Laws-Death By Wrongful Act-Recovery Under Foreign Statute, Douglas L. Mann S. Ed.

Michigan Law Review

A was killed in an automobile accident occurring in Illinois. Alleging that defendant wrongfully caused A's death, A's administrator sought recovery in Wisconsin, basing his claim on the Illinois death act. The trial court granted defendant's motion for summary judgment. Held, affirmed, two justices dissenting. The Wisconsin death act allows recovery of damages for wrongful death "provided, that such action shall be brought for a death caused in this state." It follows that maintenance of an action for a death caused in a sister state is against the public policy of Wisconsin. Hughes v. Fetter, 257 …


Discovery -- Scope Of Examination --Attorney-Client Privilege Under Ohio And Federal Procedures, Carson C. Grunewald S.Ed. Jan 1949

Discovery -- Scope Of Examination --Attorney-Client Privilege Under Ohio And Federal Procedures, Carson C. Grunewald S.Ed.

Michigan Law Review

During a deposition arising out of a suit against the Cleveland Transit System for its alleged negligent operation, Hyde, defendant's general manager, was ordered under subpoena duces tecum to produce reports of the defendant company and answer questions disclosing "all the busses ( the numbers, and names and addresses of the drivers) from 11:30 P.M. September 25, 1944, to 12:15 A.M., going south on East 152 Street." Hyde and the company attorney who possessed the accident reports refused to produce them or answer questions concerning them, claiming that the reports were within the attorney-client privilege. The deponents were taken into …


Conflict Of Laws-Public Policy Of The Forum A Bar To Wife's Action Against Husband For Negligent Injury, Oscar Freedenberg Mar 1940

Conflict Of Laws-Public Policy Of The Forum A Bar To Wife's Action Against Husband For Negligent Injury, Oscar Freedenberg

Michigan Law Review

Husband and wife were residents of state A, in which a personal tort action between the spouses was not recognized. The wife sued in state A for injuries sustained by reason of her husband's negligent operation of an automobile in state B. Notwithstanding the wife had a right of action under the lex loci delicti, held, that the public policy of the forum is an effective bar to an action by the wife against her husband for personal injuries. (In the record of the case it appears that the defendant in interest was an insurance company.) Kircher …