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Malchose v. Kalfell
North Dakota Supreme Court
664 N.W.2d 508 (2003)
The Kalfells (defendants) owned a car that was used by their son, Eric, while he was away at college. During this time, the Kalfells supported Eric financially and claimed Eric as a dependant on their tax return. One day, Eric got into a car accident with Kelly Malchose (plaintiff). Malchose sued the Kalfells for Eric’s negligence. The trial court found Eric negligent and his parents liable. The Kalfells appealed.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Neumann, J.)
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