Quimbee logo
DMCA.com Protection Status

Diaz v. Phoenix Lubrication Service, Inc.

230 P.3d 718 (2010)

Case BriefRelatedOptions
From our private database of 28,500+ case briefs...

Diaz v. Phoenix Lubrication Service, Inc.

Arizona Court of Appeals

230 P.3d 718 (2010)

Facts

Joseph Bryant Diaz (plaintiff) took his parents’ Volvo to Jiffy Lube, a franchise owned by Phoenix Lubrication Service, Inc. (Jiffy Lube) (defendant), for an oil change. As part of the service, Jiffy Lube examined the vehicle’s fluids and checked each tire’s air pressure. Diaz did not ask Jiffy Lube to perform a thorough examination of the car’s tires. A few days later, Diaz was driving the Volvo during a rain shower, lost control, and crashed. Diaz suffered severe injuries as a result of the accident. It was later learned that the vehicle’s tires were significantly worn and played a large role in causing the accident. Diaz and his parents (collectively the plaintiffs) filed suit against a number of companies, including Jiffy Lube. Plaintiffs alleged that Jiffy Lube was negligent in failing to examine the vehicle’s tires. The trial court dismissed claims against all defendants, except Jiffy Lube. Jiffy Lube filed a motion for summary judgment, claiming it did not owe Plaintiffs a duty to inspect the inside tread of the Volvo’s tires. The trial court granted the motion. The Plaintiffs appealed.

Rule of Law

Issue

Holding and Reasoning (Gemmill, J.)

What to do next…

  1. Unlock this case brief with a free (no-commitment) trial membership of Quimbee.

    You’ll be in good company: Quimbee is one of the most widely used and trusted sites for law students, serving more than 545,000 law students since 2011. Some law schools—such as Yale, Berkeley, and Northwestern—even subscribe directly to Quimbee for all their law students.

    Unlock this case briefRead our student testimonials
  2. Learn more about Quimbee’s unique (and proven) approach to achieving great grades at law school.

    Quimbee is a company hell-bent on one thing: helping you get an “A” in every course you take in law school, so you can graduate at the top of your class and get a high-paying law job. We’re not just a study aid for law students; we’re the study aid for law students.

    Learn about our approachRead more about Quimbee

Here's why 545,000 law students have relied on our case briefs:

  • Written by law professors and practitioners, not other law students. 28,500 briefs, keyed to 983 casebooks. Top-notch customer support.
  • The right amount of information, includes the facts, issues, rule of law, holding and reasoning, and any concurrences and dissents.
  • Access in your classes, works on your mobile and tablet. Massive library of related video lessons and high quality multiple-choice questions.
  • Easy to use, uniform format for every case brief. Written in plain English, not in legalese. Our briefs summarize and simplify; they don’t just repeat the court’s language.

Access this case brief for FREE

With a 7-day free trial membership
Here's why 545,000 law students have relied on our case briefs:
  • Reliable - written by law professors and practitioners, not other law students
  • The right length and amount of information - includes the facts, issue, rule of law, holding and reasoning, and any concurrences and dissents
  • Access in your class - works on your mobile and tablet
  • 28,500 briefs - keyed to 983 casebooks
  • Uniform format for every case brief
  • Written in plain English - not in legalese and not just repeating the court's language
  • Massive library of related video lessons - and practice questions
  • Top-notch customer support

Access this case brief for FREE

With a 7-day free trial membership