No. 16587.

302 F.2d 927 (1962)

George SWENSON, Appellant, v. George P. BARRICK and Allied American Mutual Fire Insurance Company, Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit.

Decided April 27, 1962.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. Richard W. Barton, Asst. Corp. Counsel for District of Columbia, with whom Messrs. Chester H. Gray, Corp. Counsel, Milton D. Korman, Principal Asst. Corp. Counsel, and Hubert B. Pair, Asst. Corp. Counsel, were on the brief, for appellant.

Mr. Francis X. Quinn, Washington, D. C., for appellees.

Before WILBUR K. MILLER, Chief Judge, and BAZELON and BURGER, Circuit Judges.


Barrick, the owner of a parked car struck by an ambulance owned by the District of Columbia, sued Swenson, the driver of the ambulance, in the Municipal Court to recover for the damage done. The District of Columbia Employee Non-Liability Act,1 which was adopted some 18 months after the accident but before trial, exempts employees from personal liability for negligent operation of a District-owned vehicle and, waiving governmental...

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