ACCIDENT LAW – Superior Court grants summary judgment to defendant in defective highway action

2015-02-10 | Peter K. O'Keefe
pkokeefe@jacksonokeefe.com

Category: Auto Accidents

Peter K. O'Keefe

Where the plaintiff was walking backward in the middle of the road and encountered a pothole, the Court notes the plaintiff could not prove that the pothole was the sole proximate cause of the alleged injury, as required to prevail in a defective highway action.  The court notes that General Statutes § 14-300c(a) requires that pedestrians walk on the edge of the road.  Palmieri v. Trumbull, (December 23, 2014)

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