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Unformatted text preview: consider the respective legal obligations of the defendants. In amplification of so much of the above pronouncement as concerns the Gutierrez family, it may be explained that the youth Bonifacio was in incompetent chauffeur, that he was driving at an excessive rate of speed, and that, on approaching the bridge and the truck, he lost his head and so contributed by his negligence to the accident. The guaranty given by the father at the time the son was granted a license to operate motor vehicles made the father responsible for the acts of his son. Based on these facts, pursuant to the provisions of article 1903 of the Civil Code, the father alone and not the minor...
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This note was uploaded on 07/12/2013 for the course LAW 101 taught by Professor Tan during the Winter '11 term at University of the Philippines Diliman.

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