Chattanooga Machinery Co. v. J. A. Hargraves, admr.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Chattanooga Machinery Co. v. J. A. Hargraves, admr.
Case Date: 
1903
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Damages for Wrongful Death

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
68
Notes / Description: 

William Hargrave, son of J. A., was untrained in using an emery wheel at the machine shop where he worked. The wheel was faulty & exploded, killing William. J. A. sued to recover damages from the death of his son. The machine shop alleged that they were not responsible for his death. See box 747 for Add'l documentation.