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Articles - February, 1997

Feb. 1, 1997
New Jersey Tort Claims Act Allows Suit Against Public Entity When Existing Stop Sign Not Maintained

Joanne Eason suffered severe injury when another vehicle struck hers as she drove onto a through street from a cross street. The stop sign at the cross street was missing.


Feb. 1, 1997
New York Court Finds That Defective Shoulder Caused Death in Automobile Accident

The Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court recently reversed a lower court judgement and found that the state was negligent in failing to maintain the shoulder of a highway which was the proximate cause of the death of Kenneth Hanna.


Feb. 1, 1997
Wandering Cow on Turnpike Is Dangerous Condition:
Turnpike Commission Not Responsible for Cow

An accident on the Pennsylvania Turnpike resulted in extensive damage to two tractor trailers and their cargo. The accident happened when a truck hit a cow that had wandered onto the turnpike. The truck then jumped the highway median and collided with another truck in the opposite lane.


Feb. 1, 1997
Courts Getting Tough on Drinking Drivers

Recent court decisions in California, Mississippi, and Washington State have set new precedents for punishing motorists who kill while under the influence of alcohol. This article describes three cases and the resulting sentences.


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