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De Vera v. Long Beach Public Transportation Co.
California Court of Appeal
225 Cal. Rptr. 789 (1986)
Federico De Vera (plaintiff) was a bus passenger injured when another vehicle rear-ended the bus. The bus company, Long Beach Public Transportation Co. (defendant), either lost or failed to obtain the other driver’s identifying information. De Vera sued the bus company, arguing that failure prevented him from pursuing a claim against the other driver. The trial court entered judgment for De Vera, and the bus company appealed.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Danielson, J.)
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