George W. Meyers v. The Louisville & Nashville Railroad Co.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
George W. Meyers v. The Louisville & Nashville Railroad Co.
Case Date: 
1887
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Damages

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
109
Notes / Description: 

Plaintiff brought suit against defendant for damages due to an injury incurred while working as a brakeman, and was granted a judgment of $3875.00. Plaintiff claims equipment defect & neglect caused his hand to be caught between cars & crushed. Plaintiff claims he was in the proper discharge of his duties, while def. knowingly allowed unsafe conditions. Def. moved to dismiss over residency issues. Accident occurred near Guthrie KY.