C. H. Underhill v. The Waverly Stave Co.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
C. H. Underhill v. The Waverly Stave Co.
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Damages

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
106
Notes / Description: 

This was an action brought by the plaintiff to recover damages for injuries sustained due to the negligence of the defendant. Plaintiff was employed by the defendant to operate a drum saw at their Stave factory near Charlotte, Tennessee. Pla. was severely injured when his arms were caught in a series of belts and pulleys. Plaintiff complained that the accident occurred because the defendant failed to build a partition between the drum saw and the "equalizer."