Margaret Armstrong v. Jacob Sherman, et al.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Margaret Armstrong v. Jacob Sherman, et al.
Case Date: 
1932
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Wrongful Death

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
236
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Transcript & appeal documents located in ET Box 1345 (75 pages). Margaret's husband, Clarence, was 41 when he died, having earlier that day taken 1-oz bottle of Hypno-Bromic Compound bought from Sherman d/b/a Sherman's Pharmacy. Margaret (24) sued for wrongful death of Clarence (coal miner); they were then living in Chattanooga. Dispute over whether the compound should've been marked "poison". Witnesses: Mrs. Quincy Parsons, Edna & Tom Dedmon, R. S. Brixey.
See ET1388