Law: Guests & Passengers

Mrs. Stella H. Adamson was driving Dr. May E. Walker to the cottages which they jointly owned and rented at Lake Tahoe, Calif. Mrs. Adamson's rear tire treads were worn smooth. The pavements were wet. Suddenly the car skidded, slid, spun around, knocked down a telephone pole, ripped out 15 ft. of wire fence and came to a sickening stop in the ditch. Dr. Walker was hurled from her seat with such force that she was jammed jackknife fashion 25 in. through a 15-in. opening in the door.

Clifford Pierson ("Biff") Hoffman, famed...

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