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Automobile accident

Evidence

1949

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Negligence--Proximate Cause--Effect Of Non-Registration Of Automobile, Richard B. Gushée Feb 1949

Negligence--Proximate Cause--Effect Of Non-Registration Of Automobile, Richard B. Gushée

Michigan Law Review

Defendant X owned a non-registered automobile which was parked on a public way by defendant Y, an agent of X. The keys were left in the car in violation of a statute. Later in the same day the car was stolen. Plaintiff, a pedestrian, was injured by the thief's negligent operation of the car. In an action to recover for the injury, a verdict was directed for defendants. On appeal, held, affirmed. As a matter of law, defendant's action in allowing a non-registered automobile containing its keys to remain on a public way was not the proximate …


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 …