Robert Y. Faris v. Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis Railway Company

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Robert Y. Faris v. Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis Railway Company
Case Date: 
1932
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Damages for Wrongful Death

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
549
Notes / Description: 

Plaintiff is the administrator of T. J. Cate (dec.), was crossing a railroad track belonging to the defendant when a conductor of train owned by the defendant negligently ran the train over the deceased, mortally injuring him. Plaintiff claims it was the carelessness of the conductor acting as an agent of the defendant that caused Cate's death. Plaintiff sued for the wrongful death of his intestate in the sum of $25,000.