Alberta Gray v. Patterson Transfer Company

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Alberta Gray v. Patterson Transfer Company
Case Date: 
1918
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Damages for Wrongful Death

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Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
228
Notes / Description: 

Exhibit materials are photographs of a road. Includes printed brief. Plaintiff is sued the defendant for damages in the sum of $12,000. The defendant employed the plaintiff's husband, Walter (dec.), as a mover on a truck and was involved in an accident while on the job where the company's truck flipped over and caught fire, causing the death of Walter. The plaintiff claims it was negligence by the defendant that caused the truck to crash because they failed to provide proper headlights for the truck.