Cincinnati, New Orleans& Texas Pacific Railway Company v. Herman Wilhite

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Cincinnati, New Orleans& Texas Pacific Railway Company v. Herman Wilhite
Case Date: 
1938
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Injury and Damages

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
209
Notes / Description: 

Wilhite, a travelling salesman, was driving his 1937 Plymouth sedan across railroad tracks in Oneida, TN, & watchman failed to warn him of an approaching train. He was struck by a train backing up, injuring him & wrecking his car. sued for $1000.