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McConville v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co.
Wisconsin Supreme Court
113 N.W.2d 14 (1962)
McConville (plaintiff) rode in a car driven by Licht (defendant) after the two had met in a bar. Licht’s car collided with another automobile, and McConville was injured. McConville brought suit against Licht and Licht’s insurer, State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. (defendant). The trial court found that Licht was negligent but also that McConville had assumed the risk with respect to Licht’s navigation of the highway. The claim was dismissed. McConville appealed. The Wisconsin Supreme Court granted certiorari.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Fairchild, J.)
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