American Bakeries Company v. James Owens

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
American Bakeries Company v. James Owens
Case Date: 
1931
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Negligence

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
138
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Owens sued the American Bakeries Co. for $5000 damages. Owens was driving towards Chattanooga on what was known as the Suck Creek Road or Cherokee Trail when the def. car came around a curve on the wrong side of the road at fast speed, colliding with plaintiff's car. Plaintiff suing for demolished car as well as for personal injuries, including 2 fractured ribs and 15 stitches on his left hand and wrist. Exhibits include 3 photographs of crash scene.