J. G. Flannigan v. Perry Headrick, Jr.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
J. G. Flannigan v. Perry Headrick, Jr.
Case Date: 
1934
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Damages

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
63
Notes / Description: 

J. G. Flannigan was walking west from Maryville on Friendsville Pike when a dog approached and attacked him. While defending himself, he lost balance and stumbled into the roadway. At the same time Perry Headrick, Jr. struck Flannigan with his car. Flannigan sues for $5000 in damages. Flannigan was a weaver who caned chair bottoms and made baskets. Headrick was the county road commissioner. Testimonies conflict.