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3 edition of Litigating automobile accidents involving roadway defects. found in the catalog.

Litigating automobile accidents involving roadway defects.

Litigating automobile accidents involving roadway defects.

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Published by Pennsylvania Bar Institute in Mechanicsburg, PA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Liability for traffic accidents -- Pennsylvania,
  • Highway law -- Pennsylvania,
  • Roads -- Pennsylvania -- Maintenance and repair -- Safety measures,
  • Roads -- Pennsylvania -- Design and construction -- Safety regulations,
  • Accident investigation -- Pennsylvania

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPennsylvania Bar Institute.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKFP196.3.A8 L58 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 401 p. :
    Number of Pages401
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24098683M
    LC Control Number2009937097

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