F. L. Fisher v. Cincinnati, New Orleans & Texas Pacific Railway Company

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
F. L. Fisher v. Cincinnati, New Orleans & Texas Pacific Railway Company
Case Date: 
1933
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Damages

Database - TN Research:

County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
213
Notes / Description: 

Pla. was examining the railroad tracks of the Def. when a train came & stopped between where he was examining the tracks, his automobile on the other side. Familiar with railroad operating procedures, he decided that the train would blow a whistle before moving. Believing this the plaintiff began climbing between the train cars to reach the other side. The train suddenly began moving and threw him to the ground. The train ran over his legs, severing both. Case file includes map. See box 1537 for more.