Arline Johnson v. Nashville, Chattanooga, & St. Louis Railway Company

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Arline Johnson v. Nashville, Chattanooga, & St. Louis Railway Company
Case Date: 
1932
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Damages for Wrongful Death

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
219
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Plaintiff is the administrator of the estate of Will Johnson (dec'd), who was employed by the defendant to clean and maintain certain train cars. During the course of his regular work, a conductor employed by the defendant carelessly and without warning started moving the engine the deceased was working on without warning, causing certain parts to crush and mangle the deceased about the head, causing fatal injuries. Suing for $15,000 in damages.