Erie Railroad Lawsuit Article 3

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Erie Railroad Lawsuit Article 3 - Schirick Dismisses Ligotino's Action Supreme...
Schirick Dismisses Ligotino's Action Supreme Court Justice Ligotino Failed to Prove Case Against Erie Lar. f. . . . T- J 1_ "JV-*- wiu*i. uj u. J± \Ji. \J. After testimony had been eluded in the negligence action brought by Calogero Ligotino na( Highland against Erie ' to; dismiss the complaint on the grounds the plaintiff had failed prove a case. Mr. Ligotino to recover for damage to his ojuuge u'UL'ti uiiicu was SLTUCK the Harriman station back in 1934 claiming that the warning n of the approach of a tram r i e n nnt b,» P n P.VPP in m.ffir-.Pnr i , to]( j not been given in sufficient time for him to stop his truck. He T j .. , « . .-"«* j-^uj^n, iiv*»jic, jn leged that a flagman came and waved a red lantern for to stop just as he was the crossing and that in the den stop he stalled his truck it was struck by the train he was unable to start it. Mr. Ligo_tino and his son injury by jumping from the He claimed the flasher lights not working as he approached crossing but his son testified were flashing after the crash after his truck has partly down the flasher post. Once before tried the jury brought in a verdict of ?500 it was set aside by the court a new trial ordered.

Clipped from The Kingston Daily Freeman30 Oct 1940, WedPage 2

The Kingston Daily Freeman (Kingston, New York)30 Oct 1940, WedPage 2
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