U.S. Supreme Court
Grand Trunk Railway Co. v. Walker, 154 U.S. 653 (1880)
Grand Trunk Railway Company v. Walker
Submitted March 23, 1880
Decided April 5, 1880
154 U.S. 653
A railroad company which runs its line by telegraph is bound to have a suitable telegraph line, with a proper number of operators, and in case of an accident, it is for the jury to decide whether their duty in this respect has been performed.