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    car vs. cow

    What is the name of your state? alabama

    I hit a mans cow. It was in the middle of the road . Is he liable for the damages to my car?
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    Re: car vs. cow

    Originally posted by thinkingofyou86
    What is the name of your state? alabama

    I hit a mans cow. It was in the middle of the road . Is he liable for the damages to my car?
    **A: of course not. Don't you know how to drive?
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    Probably. What did your insurance company say??
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    I agree with HomeGuru. You just can't go around hitting things in the road without assuming liability.

    A cow is not like a cat or a squirl who just darts out into the road at the last minute. Cows are usually big and slow.
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    how fast were you going?

    how did the accident happen?
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    oh and i forgot...


    car - 0
    cow - 1


    cow wins.
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    it was a big black cow. it was at night and i was not going fast. they put on the accident report that i was going 40 mph.
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    was it on a curve/turn?

    what was the posted speed limit? where was the owner of the cow?

    i do have to ask though... how could you not see it ?
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    what do you call a cow with no legs?


    Ground beef!
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    posted speed limit is 45. it was in a straight a way and slightly foggy. this was on december 5 2002. i could not see the cow until i got up close to it. the road was damp and i was almost stopped when i hit it. i saw it in enough time to break and almost stop.
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    posted speed limit is 45. it was in a straight a way and slightly foggy. this was on december 5 2002. i could not see the cow until i got up close to it. the road was damp and i was almost stopped when i hit it. i saw it in enough time to break and almost stop. the owner was not around
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    Originally posted by stephenk
    what do you call a cow with no legs?


    Ground beef!
    I thought it was "Low Vaca!"
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    I prefer critter roadkill.
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    Originally posted by thinkingofyou86
    posted speed limit is 45. it was in a straight a way and slightly foggy. this was on december 5 2002. i could not see the cow until i got up close to it. the road was damp and i was almost stopped when i hit it. i saw it in enough time to break and almost stop. the owner was not around



    ***So if you were almost stopped...what are the damages to your car? What were the damages to the cow?
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    hmmbrdzz Guest
    The ground beef jokes were hilarious. Just kind of sucked
    me right into this one. I know, I know -- I'm always pasting
    some long URL into some note, but after reading about
    the "cow laws", the cow might lose!

    Don't boo! Just mmooOOOO.

    [url]http://216.239.51.100/search?q=cache:bajzOeBfKBAC:www.ag.auburn.edu/dept/aec/courses/agec4070/chapter8.PDF+livestock+road+liability+Alabama&hl=en&start=2&ie=UTF-8[/url]


    [url]http://www.law.utexas.edu/dawson/fence/al_fnc.htm[/url]



    But then again -- the cow might win !!

    [url]http://www.usroads.com/journals/rmej/9806/rm980602.htm[/url]



    hmmbrdzz

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