Everything listed under: duty of care

  • Multiple Tortfeasors and Rescue Doctrine

    Car A is stopped. Car B hits Car A. My client stops behind Car B to be a witness and see if she can help. As she starts to open her door she is hit from behind by Car D, which also knocks her into Car B. A> B> C> D< C< B. or something like that … D accepts liability and makes an offer. We send letter of rep and demand to B, who caused the beginning of the thing and created the original cause (not the condition) which led to second wreck. B of course denies claim. Other than concurrent cause instruction language, have you got any handy law on why original tortfeasor is or is not liable?  Read More...