J. T. Joiner, admr. v. The Memphis Street Railway Company et al

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
J. T. Joiner, admr. v. The Memphis Street Railway Company et al
Case Date: 
1913
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Damages for Wrongful Death

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Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
255
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Plaintiff administrator of the estate of James M. Bailey (dec.). Add. Defendants: E.W.G. Meers, George M. & Lena Dayton. Bailey was employed by defendants, working on a power house up on a beam. A known charged wire above the beam shocked Bailey and caused him to fall to the ground, dying as a direct result of his injuries. Suing for $25,000 in damages Photographs of the power house, beam from which he fell, and the proximity of the wire. See Kim for scaled drawing. Related: Joiner v. Meers & Dayton.