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£7000 DAMAGES.

The action brought by Mrs Beath Augusta. Broflt, a wealthy American lady, against the London and South-western Railway Company, claiming damages tor injuries to fcerself and for the loss of ber former busbind, Mr McDonald, In the Plymouth express dlsuter ontalde Salisbury Station In July, 1906, was concluded on Monday, Jan. 2*th, before Mr Justice Kldley and a special inry In the King's Bench Division of the iwidon courts. The Jory, after an ab•ence of an honr, returned a verdict for tie plaintiff for £7000 for personal InJnrieg and no damages for the lose of her knsband. Judgment accordingly, and a •toy was allowed. The Judge remarked •kit the damages were more than be should wo given. > Hβ gave defead«))te the ewte on the' issue claiming damages for the loss of the husband. His Lordship Ortereii £;000 paid Into Court by the detoflniits to bo pnid out to plaintiff, and forma".-- a-.iciinoil jilalntlffa writ, which. It *»« ■ -< , !:i|,no.l £20,000 — £14,000 for * n * ' :»•:■ husband and £6000 for if*?. , ' '.i-.ilff — to bring It into acr -> ■■■ tlii. rrrdlct — namely, £7000 '* fs ;o iiliilntlff.

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£7000 DAMAGES., Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 62, 13 March 1909

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£7000 DAMAGES. Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 62, 13 March 1909

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