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Struck on Sidewalk Cases Summarized By Accident Attorney

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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 Struck on Sidewalk. For more information on traffic collisions see the pages on Wikipedia.  

Pedestrian Struck on Sidewalk-Cases

1957 Mann v. County Bd., 199 Va. 169, 98 S.E.2d 515.

Plaintiff on sidewalk, adjacent to parking lot and six inches above lot, when struck by automobile. County immune.

1950 Virginia Transit Co. v. Durham, 190 Va. 979, 59 S.E.2d 58.

Pedestrian walking on sidewalk may assume sidewalk is safe place to walk. Pedestrian struck by motor vehicle on sidewalk may rely on res ipsa loquitur.

1948 Edgerton v. Norfolk S. Bus Corp., 187 Va. 642, 47 S.E.2d 409.

Plaintiff struck on sidewalk by bus emerging from tunnel. Verdict for plaintiff.

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