Albert (A. M.) Mangrum, admr. of the estate of John (J. T.) Mangrum v. Nashville, Chattanooga, & St. Louis Railway Co.

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Albert (A. M.) Mangrum, admr. of the estate of John (J. T.) Mangrum v. Nashville, Chattanooga, & St. Louis Railway Co.
Case Date: 
1932
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Damages for Wrongful Death

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Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
556
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Pltf. sued for $30,000 in damages after J. T. Mangrum was killed at a right-of-way near Camden Nov. 28, 1931. The nearly four years old decedent had climbed onto the tracks around an underpass where the rail crossed highway No. 1. Pltf. claimed the engine failed to sound the whistle or ring the bell and failed to stop the locomotive in enough time to avoid the accident. Ex mat.: Photos, OS illustration. Found bound with W. W. Bumpass v. L. & N. Railroad Co. (in WT2104), but not consolidated. In 3 folders.