ACCUMULATED WATER ON RURAL HIGHWAY MAKES STATE DOT LIABLE

A Florida District Court of Appeal ruled in favor of a couple who sought to recover damages for injuries sustained in an accident arising out of negligence on the part of the State Department of Transportation in allowing a pool of water to stand on a rural highway. The Circuit Court had earlier rendered summary judgement in favor of the State, but the Court of Appeals reversed the judgement. This article discusses the details of the case and the comments of the Chief Justice Booth.

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    TranSafety Incorporated

    2020 K Street, NW, Suite 350
    Washington, DC  United States  20006
  • Publication Date: 1986-1

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 2
  • Serial:
    • TRANSAFETY REPORTER
    • Volume: 4
    • Issue Number: 1
    • Publisher: TranSafety, Incorporated
    • ISSN: 0884-612X

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00454816
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 31 1987 12:00AM