William Gourley v. N. W. Lakey

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
William Gourley v. N. W. Lakey
Case Date: 
1931
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Personal Injuries

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
48
Notes / Description: 

Def. is the owner and operator of a small grist (corn mill) located in the 7th Civil District of Blount County. Said mill is powered by a Fordson Tractor. Pla. claims he was instructed by the Def. to crank the tractor in order to place the motor in operation. When Pla. attempted to turn the crank, the tractor threw the crank and severely injured the Pla. Pla. states that the Def. did not warn him of potential dangers.