J. N. Aiken, admr. of Paul Aiken, dec. v. East Tennessee, Virginia & Georgia Railway Co.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
J. N. Aiken, admr. of Paul Aiken, dec. v. East Tennessee, Virginia & Georgia Railway Co.
Case Date: 
1890
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Damages for Wrongful Death

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
347
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Plaintiff Aiken sued the defendant railway company for $25,000 in damages for negligence that resulted in the death of the deceased plaintiff, Paul Aiken, at age twenty-one after suffering his injuries for two weeks. Aiken claimed the equipment the deceased operated was of poor quality and should have been properly maintained or replaced by the defendant.