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Gibbons v. Brown

District Court of Appeals of Florida
716 So. 2d 868 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 1998)


Facts

Gibbons (defendant), a Texas resident, and the Browns, Florida residents, were driving in Montreal, Canada. Gibbons was giving Mr. Brown directions, but she gave Brown wrong directions and Brown collided head-on with an oncoming vehicle on a one way street. Gibbons sued Mr. Brown in Florida for injuries she sustained, and Ms. Brown (plaintiff) later sued Gibbons in Florida for injuries she alleged were caused by Gibbons’ faulty directions.

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