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Harris v. Meadows
Supreme Court of Alabama
477 So. 2d 374 (1985)
Carol Harris (plaintiff) was injured when the vehicle driven by Dora Stubbs Meadows (defendant) collided with Harris’s car. Harris suffered injuries from the crash and filed a negligence action against Meadows seeking damages. At trial, Meadows admitted that she was guilty of negligence in her actions but contended that Harris was contributorily negligent in failing to take reasonable steps to avoid the impact. The jury held for Meadows. Harris’s motion for a new trial was denied by the trial court. Harris appealed.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Almon, J.)
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