E. B. Cory, admr. v. North Carolina & Saint Louis Railroad Co

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
E. B. Cory, admr. v. North Carolina & Saint Louis Railroad Co
Case Date: 
1891
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Compensation

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
66
Notes / Description: 

Plaintiff is admr of the estate of Ernest Harrell who was killed by a train on the defendant's railroad. The deceased was a passenger on a car which was taking young people to a dance, upon the return attempted to go from a car to the engine for a drink of water when he fell from the car to the track, and was run over and killed. Plaintiff filed suit because trip was unauthorized.