D. A. Moseley v. Inter-Mountain Telephone Company

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
D. A. Moseley v. Inter-Mountain Telephone Company
Case Date: 
1932
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Damages

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
311
Notes / Description: 

The defendant strung telephone lines along a main highway in said county. The plaintiff was riding in the bed of a truck owned and operated by an agent of the defendant, when a low hanging telephone wire caught the plaintiff on the back of the neck and threw him from the truck. He sustained serious and permanent injuries and the plaintiff alleges that the defendant should have known that their wire was in disrepair. Suing for damages in the sum of $2,999.00.