Mrs. Mary c. Hagler, admr. v. The Louisville & Nashville Rail Road Company

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Mrs. Mary c. Hagler, admr. v. The Louisville & Nashville Rail Road Company
Case Date: 
1887
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Damages for Wrongful Death

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
193
Notes / Description: 

Plaintiff is the administrator of the estate of her son, Walter Dawson. Plaintiff filed the bill for damages totaling $25,000 for the wrongful death due to negligence. The deceased was mortally injured by property of the defendant and suffered for twenty days after the incident. It is unclear whether the deceased was working for the defendant at the time of his death.