Accident Report Forms

 

(1) Action for personal injuries arising out of an automobile accident. D fills out an accident report form. At trial, P objects to D's testifying to the details of the collision on the grounds that the accident report form exists and that D is testifying to the contents of a document in violation of Rule 1002. What ruling and why?

(2) On cross-examination, D is charged with recent fabrication. On redirect, D is asked what he said on the accident report form. P objects. What ruling and why?



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