City of Crossville v. Joe Walker

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
City of Crossville v. Joe Walker
Case Date: 
1938
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Damages

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
71
Notes / Description: 

Walker sued the City of Crossville for $10,000 damages for negligently causing him to be injured (he was struck by a car) while working (he was moving a pipe into a ditch) for said city on East Alley. Plaintiff charged that city should have blocked off the street and allowed traffic to detour around or at least put up signs warning traffic to slow down. Walker suing defendant for not providing a safe place to work.