“Like ventriloquist’s dummy”

October 3, 2012

  • 48AV Injuries from Operation, or Use of Highway
  • 48AV(A) Nature and Grounds of Liability
  • 48Ak202 Contributory Negligence
  • 48Ak208 k. Vehicles Crossing.

Cartoons Return October 17Driver approaching intersection is not bound to look in all directions simultaneously, nor need he swivel his head like ventriloquist’s dummy in order to be free of contributory negligence.
Bascelli v. Bucci, 368 A.2d 754 (Pa. Super. Ct. 1976)
Suggested by Ben Frisch, Senior Attorney Editor, Thomson Reuters