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September 20, 2010



Peradotto is right. The sun didn't suddenly rise, and unexpectedness/suddenness is the basis of every emergency doctrine defense.

Bill Altreuter

I'm also with the plaintiff and Judge Peradotto. The sun rises in the east, and sets in the west, and nobody should be surprised by that. I've defended cases where people were dazzled by the sun-- it is straight up negligence to proceed when you can't see clearly.

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What did the sun reflect off of? I doubt a human being could calculate the refraction index of every specular surface around them while they're driving and automatically calculate when they should slam on the brakes.

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