Conway v. O'Brien - 312 U.S. 492 (1941)


U.S. Supreme Court

Conway v. O'Brien, 312 U.S. 492 (1941)

Conway v. O'Brien

No. 344

Argued February 4, 5, 1941

Decided March 3, 1941

312 U.S. 492

Syllabus

Evidence held sufficient to go to the jury on the issue of gross negligence as defined by the law of Vermont, in an action against the owner of an automobile for personal injuries suffered by one riding in it as his guest who alleged that the accident was caused by the gross negligence of the owner in driving the vehicle. P. 312 U. S. 493.

111 F.2d 611 reversed.

Certiorari, 311 U.S. 634, to review the reversal of a judgment for damages recovered under a Vermont "guest occupant" law. Jurisdiction of the District Court was founded on diversity of citizenship.

Page 312 U. S. 493



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