Charles F. Morrison, admr. v. Payne & Harris

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Charles F. Morrison, admr. v. Payne & Harris
Case Date: 
1932
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Damages for Wrongful Death

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
549
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Plaintiff is the administrator of the estate of his minor child, Rose Brooks Morrison (dec.). Defendant is a partnership comprised of H. C. Harris & J. P. Payne. The plaintiff was driving with the deceased when a work truck owned and operated by an agent of the defendant struck their vehicle, killing his child. The defendant's truck was operating at an unlawful rate of speed and in a negligent manner. Plaintiff sued for damages in the sum of $25,000.00. Appeals are included. See ET 1482.