Southern Railway Company v. Lewis S. Campbell

Case Name

Southern Railway Company v. Lewis S. Campbell



Download Record 2031: Petition For Writ of Error and Supersedeas; Case Record (5.6 MB)


Supreme Court of Appeals of Virginia at Richmond

Appealed From

The Circuit Court of Halifax County, Virginia

Circuit Court Judge

Hon. N. S. Turnbull, Jr., Judge



Virginia Reports Citation

172 Va. 311

Parallel Citation

1 S.E.2d 255


Civil Law | Civil Procedure | Common Law | Courts | Evidence | Torts | Transportation Law


Appeal and Error as to Verdict, Findings, and Sufficiency of Evidence; Backing Trains Over Crossings; Care in Going Near Railroad Tracks; Contributory Negligence; Duty of Person Injured Where Railroad Crossing is Obstructed; Duty to Stop Before Reaching Railroad Crossing; Duty to Stop, Look, and Listen; Duty Where View or Hearing is Blocked; Failure to Give Signals as to Railroads; Lights, Signals, and Lookouts from Train or Cars; Negligence; Railroads as to Duty Irrespective of Statute or Ordinance; Reliance on Precautions on Part of Railroad Company; Signboards, Signals, Flagmen, and Gates at Railroad Crossings

Southern Railway Company v. Lewis S. Campbell