Where separate acts of negligence combine to produce directly a single injury each tortfeasor is responsible for the entire result
Torts I, Pages 299–300
Hill v. Edmonds
Supreme Court of New York, Appellate Division, 1966
Defendant left his truck standing still in the middle of the road with his lights off. Plaintiff was driving down the road and failed to stop for it, colliding with it.
Trial court dismissed the complaint after a jury trial.
Who is liable for an accident where both people are negligent?
Complaint reinstated and a new trial ordered.