116_Patranco v Standard Insurance_Ricalde.docx - Pantranco v Standard Insurance Ponente Sandoval-Gutierrez Subject Matter Damages from Vehicular

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Pantranco v Standard Insurance March 16, 2005 Ponente: Sandoval-Gutierrez Subject Matter: Damages from Vehicular Accident (Complaint for Sum of Money) RTC (Manila) CA SC (Via Certiorari) Facts: In the afternoon of October 28, 1984, Crispin Gicale was driving the passenger jeepney owned by his mother Martina Gicale, respondent herein. It was then raining. While driving north bound along the National Highway in Talavera, Nueva Ecija, a passenger bus, owned by Pantranco North Express, Inc., petitioner, driven by Alexander Buncan, also a petitioner, was trailing behind. When the two vehicles were negotiating a curve along the highway, the passenger bus overtook the jeepney. In so doing, the passenger bus hit the left rear side of the jeepney and sped away. Crispin reported the incident to the Talavera Police Station and respondent Standard Insurance Co., Inc. (Standard), insurer of the jeepney. The total cost of the repair was P 21,415.00, but respondent Standard paid only P 8,000.00. Martina Gicale shouldered the balance of P 13,415.00. Thereafter, Standard and Martina, respondents, demanded reimbursement from petitioners Pantranco and its driver Alexander Buncan, but they refused. Issues: I. WHETHER OR NOT THE TRIAL COURT HAS JURISDICTION OVER THE SUBJECT OF THE ACTION CONSIDERING THAT RESPONDENTS RESPECTIVE CAUSE OF ACTION AGAINST PETITIONERS DID NOT ARISE OUT OF THE SAME TRANSACTION NOR ARE THERE QUESTIONS OF LAW AND FACTS COMMON TO BOTH PETITIONERS AND RESPONDENTS. (ISSUE RELEVANT TO SUBJECT) II. WHETHER OR NOT PETITIONERS ARE LIABLE TO RESPONDENTS CONSIDERING THAT
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