Civ. A. No. 601.

242 F.Supp. 461 (1965)

The UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff, v. Earcelle AMMONS and William O. Bennett, Father and Natural Guardian of Tony R. Bennett, Defendants.

United States District Court N. D. Florida, Marianna Division.

May 24, 1965.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Clinton Ashmore, U. S. Atty., Murray Wadsworth, Asst. U. S. Atty., Tallahassee, Fla., for plaintiff.

James C. Truett, of Truett & Watkins, Tallahassee, Fla., for defendant Ammons.

F. Perry Odum, of Ervin, Pennington, Varn & Jacobs, Tallahassee, Fla., for defendant Bennett.

CARSWELL, Chief Judge.

United States brought suit against defendants, Ammons and Bennett, alleging:

(1) That Bennett was injured due to the negligence of Ammons.

(2) That Bennett was the recipient of medical care at the expense of the Government.

(3) That Bennett signed an instrument purporting to release Ammons from all liability arising out of the accident.

(4) That no part of the monies paid Bennett by Ammons for the release has...


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