William Powell v. Southern Iron Co. and Molly May Powell, next of friend v. Southern Iron Co.

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
William Powell v. Southern Iron Co. and Molly May Powell, next of friend v. Southern Iron Co.
Case Date: 
1896
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Injury and Damages

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
67
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These two suits were brought against the defendant, Southern Iron Co., for damages for the cutting off of the foot of the infant son of William Powell and Molly May Powell. The Powells claimed the defendant's train was negligent in its operation of train cars that resulted in serious injury of the plaintiffs' child and the loss of the child's foot. Hand drawn map of narrow guage and railroad in vincinity of plaintiffs home in MT OV 11.