Erie Railroad Lawsuit Article 1
T- 7 Negro Is Under Way - ! lo Is for Damages in Case Alert Accident A jury was taken this morning] trial of a negligence action' brought by Calogero Ligotino of) against the Erie Railroad to recover damage- to his Dodge truck which was struck by Erie train at a crossing south Harriman in November of 1934. case was once before trial and resulted in a verdict for $300. verdict was set aside and a trial granted. Mr. Ligotino and his son were en ro'Jtc from New York to their home at the of the accident. They had detoured over the grade crossing and when at the crossing the truck at the crossing and was struck by the train. Mr. Ligotino i his son left the truck and were injured. j A. W. Lent and H. A. Lent appear for .the plaintiff and Watts, Oakes and Bright are attorneys of record for the railroad. The jury was selected at the opening of court and "trial of the action was taken up shortly before noon.