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Merging Cases Summarized By Personal Injury Attorney

This page within Virginia Tort Case Law is a compilation of cases reported by the Virginia Supreme Court and summarized by Brien Roche dealing with the topic of Merging. For more information about traffic collisions see the pages on Wikipedia and also the pages on vehicle accidents on this site. 

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1988 Payne v. Gloeckle, 236 Va. 356, 374 S.E.2d 32.

Plaintiff passenger in vehicle involved in accident while merging into highway traffic. Plaintiff called both drivers as adverse witnesses. They both blamed other for accident. Sufficient evidence presented to create jury issue as to both drivers.

1963 Carter v. Garner, 204 Va. 153, 129 S.E.2d 671.

Plaintiff passenger and defendant were traveling nearly abreast and reached point where two lanes merged into one, with vehicle on right, defendant’s, having right of way. Court improperly struck plaintiff’s evidence. Jury question presented as to whether defendant improperly asserted this right-of-way.

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