Illinois Central Railroad Co. v. F. M. Allen

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Illinois Central Railroad Co. v. F. M. Allen
Case Date: 
1909
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Personal Injuries

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County:

Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
626
Notes / Description: 

There were two railcar collisions while another car was in the process of unloading. Blocks and bolts fell on F.M. Allen upon impact, causing him a broken arm & bruises. It was alleged that the negligence of two African-American brakemen caused the collision, Jim Senter &/or Tom Richardson.