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Automobile accident

University of Michigan Law School

Transportation Law

1947

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Torts-Duty To Control Conduct Of Another-Duty Of Infant Passenger Owner To Control Infant Driver, John F. O'Connor S.Ed. Jun 1947

Torts-Duty To Control Conduct Of Another-Duty Of Infant Passenger Owner To Control Infant Driver, John F. O'Connor S.Ed.

Michigan Law Review

Plaintiff's decedent, an infant twenty years of age, owned an automobile which was being driven by a lad of seventeen at the request of decedent who, with a girl companion, occupied the rear seat of the automobile. The infant driver did not have a driver's license. Plaintiff, as administratrix of the estate of the decedent brought an action under the Death Act for damages arising from the death of the decedent which occurred as a result of a collision between the automobile and defendant's locomotive. There was evidence bearing upon the defendant's negligence and negligence on the part of the …