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Reynolds v. Texas & Pacific Ry.
Citation:37 La. Ann. 694 (1885), 1885 WL 6364 (La.)
Reynolds (Plaintiff) tripped and injured herself while hurrying down an unlit stairway at the train station. Plaintiff sued Texas & Pacific Ry. (Defendant) for her injuries, arguing that Defendant was negligent for not properly lighting the stairway. Defendant argued that even if they were negligent in maintaining the stairway, Plaintiff failed to prove this negligence caused her to fall.
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