C. F. Craig, admr., Maggie Craig v. Illinois Central Railroad Co.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
C. F. Craig, admr., Maggie Craig v. Illinois Central Railroad Co.
Case Date: 
1907
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Damages for Wrongful Death

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Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
507
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C. F. Craig father & admr. of Maggie Craig, about 22 months old. sued defendant for $1999.99 damages, charging railroad with negligence in her death on 25 May 1905. Maggie Craig struck & killed by train as she sat on the track or at the edge of the track. Defendants maintain plaintiff negligent for allowing Maggie to wander away from the house & onto the tracks. Also mentioned: Minnie Craig, mother of Maggie & Mrs. Lucy Fisher, her grandmother.