R. M. Baldwin v. L. Weill & City of Clarksville

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
R. M. Baldwin v. L. Weill & City of Clarksville
Case Date: 
1875
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Negligence

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County:

Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
94
Notes / Description: 

Baldwin fell into a hole in a city owned street and broke his leg. The hole was dug by city workers and left unmarked and open. He became very ill and was in much pain, staying at the National Hotel in Clarksville for months. He sued for compensation for his injuries.