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13 Cal. 3d 804 *; 532 P.2d 1226 **; 119 Cal. Rptr. 858 ***; 1975 Cal. LEXIS 210 ****; 40 Cal. Comp. Cases 258; 78 A.L.R.3d 393
NGA LI, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. YELLOW CAB COMPANY OF CALIFORNIA et al., Defendants and Respondents
Subsequent History: [****1] On April 24, 1975, the opinion was modified to read as printed above.
Prior History: Superior Court of Los Angeles County, No. 947992, Joseph H. Sprankle, Jr., Judge.
Disposition: The judgment is reversed.
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