Mrs. Susan V. Maxwell v. The Louisville & Nashville Railroad Co.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Mrs. Susan V. Maxwell v. The Louisville & Nashville Railroad Co.
Case Date: 
1900
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Damages

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Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
19
Notes / Description: 

Plaintiff mother of C. E. Maxwell & former wife of J. W. Maxwell. sued railroad for $1999.99, charging negligence in the death of her son who was run over and killed by railroad cars belonging to defendant. C. E. Maxwell worked as brake man for L & N Railroad Co.; Mrs. Maxwell argues that defendant continually and knowingly assigned him unsound & dangerous cars to work on and go over. The Maxwells divorced December 1888.