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Yellow Cab Co. of D.C., Inc. v. Dreslin
United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia
181 F.2d 626 (D.C. Cir. 1950)
Mrs. Dreslin (plaintiff), a passenger in a car driven by her husband, was injured when the car collided with a cab owned by Yellow Cab Co. of D.C., Inc. (Yellow Cab). Mrs. Dreslin brought suit against Yellow Cab and Yellow Cab cross-claimed against Mr. Dreslin. The jury found both Yellow Cab and Mr. Dreslin concurrently negligent in the accident. The trial court also entered a declaratory judgment refusing Yellow Cab contribution against Mr. Dreslin for the payment to Mrs. Dreslin. Yellow Cab appealed.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Proctor, J.)
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