C. M. Owen, admr. v. Jackson Railway & Light Co.

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
C. M. Owen, admr. v. Jackson Railway & Light Co.
Case Date: 
1911
Court Origin: 
Court of Civil Appeals
Cause/Crime: 
Damages for Wrongful Death

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Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
1620
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Owen admr. for & father of Clopton Owen who, on 29 Sept. 1908, was struck and killed by a streetcar owned & operated by the defendant as he was walking home from school. Owen sued for $25,000 in damages. Owen charges negligence in that the motorman gave no warning of his approach & the street car was not equipped with a fender which, had it been present, could have prevented the injuries that took his son's life. See WT 1281 & WT 1183 for additional parts of case.