Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts
58 N.E.2d 754 (Mass. 1945)
Smith (plaintiff was injured in an accident caused by a bus of Rapid Transit, Inc. (Rapid) (defendant). Smith brought suit against the defendant claiming that the bus that injured her belonged to Rapid. Rapid claimed that it could have been a bus operated by someone else that caused the accident. Rapid was the only public franchise running a bus line on the street at the time accident occurred. The trial court issued a directed verdict for Rapid. Smith appealed.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Spalding, J.)
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