J. C. Murphy v. Louisville & Nashville Rail Road Company

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
J. C. Murphy v. Louisville & Nashville Rail Road Company
Case Date: 
1887
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Damages

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County:

Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
111
Notes / Description: 

Plaintiff sued for $10,000. Claim was that while driving his horse and buggy across the rail road tracks at Adams Station the train conductor blew the steam whistle. This frightened his horse, causing it to run away and also causing the buggy to crash.