East Tennessee Light& Power Company v. Nora Hawk

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
East Tennessee Light& Power Company v. Nora Hawk
Case Date: 
1931
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Workman's Compensation

Database - TN Research:

County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
105
Notes / Description: 

Nora was the widow of Vince Hawk, an employee of the East TN Light and Power Co. who dug ditches at $18 per week. While at work on July 2, Vince became overheated and overworked, which caused him to be stricken with apoplexy and died the next day. Plaintiff suing for Workmen's Compensation for herself and their 18 month old child.