A. J. Hall v. J. Victor Henderson

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
A. J. Hall v. J. Victor Henderson
Case Date: 
1932
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Damages

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
238
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Plaintiff suffered injuries at his job, including a broken leg, and was brought by ambulance to the hospital where the defendant was working as a surgeon. He made an X-ray of the leg and set the bones with a cast. The leg began to swell from improper setting, but the defendant refused to remove the cast, even after his leg turned black. His leg suffered unrepairable damage and he was unable to return to work. Suing for $12,500 actual damages and $2,500 as punitive damages. Xray ET OV 17