Henry Bryan & Wife v. The Louisville & Nashville Railroad Co.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Henry Bryan & Wife v. The Louisville & Nashville Railroad Co.
Case Date: 
1888
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Damages for Wrongful Death

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
95
Notes / Description: 

10 year old African American boy was sitting on a road when a passenger train crossed it and killed the boy, cutting in into two pieces. His parents sued the railroad company for negligently, maliciously and willfully running over and killing their son. They claim $10,000 in damages.