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‘Unavoidable accident’ instruction use narrowed (access required)

So much for the “unavoidable accident” instruction. The Supreme Court of Virginia has allowed it in what the court described on Jan. 16 “certain narrow circumstances.” But the court said in Hancock-Underwood v. Knight (VLW 009-6-009) on Jan. 16 that it agrees with courts in 20 states and the District of Columbia that do not permit ...