Blanche S. Stacker v. The Louisville & Nashville Railroad Company

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Blanche S. Stacker v. The Louisville & Nashville Railroad Company
Case Date: 
1888
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Negligence

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County:

Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
367
Notes / Description: 

Stacker seeks to recover damages for death of husband caused by the Railroad company's negligence; for not giving George Stacker enough time to leave the train after collecting his pay before the train departed. Question as to how much was negligence on Stacker's part vs. the Railroad Company. Court's verdict: Railroad Company owes Stacker's widow $7,000 for damages. Case contained in two folders.