One C negligently drove her car into an obstruction on the highway placed there by defendant. The accident occurred at night and the defendant had failed to place a light on the obstruction to indicate its presence to motorists. At the time of the accident M was a guest in C's car and suffered injuries as a result of the collision. Plaintiff, insurance carrier for C, settled with M for the injuries sustained and obtained a release covering the liability of all parties. Plaintiff as subrogee of C's rights brought the present action to recover contribution from the defendant as a joint tortfeasor. Held, plaintiff can recover. Western Casualty Co. v. Milwaukee Construction Co., (Wis. 1933) 251 N. W. 491.
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