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Reynolds v. Texas & Pacific Ry.
Citation:37 La.Ann. 694 (La. App. 1885)
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Reynolds (plaintiff) tripped and injured herself while hurrying down an unlit stairway at the train station. The plaintiff sued Texas & Pacific Ry. (defendant) for her injuries, arguing that defendant was negligent for not properly lighting the stairway. The defendant argued that even if they were negligent in maintaining the stairway, the plaintiff failed to prove this negligence was the actual cause of her fall.
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