Sanity still exists in some legal decisions

A woman who texted her boyfriend while he was driving cannot be held liable for a car crash he caused while responding, seriously injuring a motorcycling couple, a judge in New Jersey ruled last Friday in what is believed to be the first case of its kind in the country.

Had the judge ruled in favor of the plantiff this would have opened pandora’s box regarding liability insurance for the person sending the text. Would auto insurance, homeowners, or umbrella insurance be responsible?

You can read more about this legal decision in this suit involving texting here.

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