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Civil Procedure – Collateral Estoppel – Injured Passengers – Contribution Claim

Where a jury found both Driver D and Driver C jointly and severally liable to an injured passenger from Driver C’s car, and Driver C later settled a separate suit filed by an injured passenger from Driver D’s car, Driver C is not collaterally estopped from seeking contribution from Driver D, an Arlington Circuit Court holds.
Blufer v. Caliman v. Deeds (Arlington County Cir.Ct.) (VLW 008-8-227) (3 pp.)

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