C. C. Burke v. Citizens Street RR Co. et al

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
C. C. Burke v. Citizens Street RR Co. et al
Case Date: 
1899
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Damages

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Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
20
Notes / Description: 

Additional Defendant: Frank Smith. Plaintiff, a Memphis architect, originally sued the street car company & Smith for $5000, charging negligence & recklessness. On 11 April 1894, while crossing the street, Burke was knocked down & trampled by a horse & buggy being driven by Smith, and was seriously injured. Smith, an official of the company, was rushing to attend to trouble somewhere on the company's line.