Lindsay vs. Donnelly, Stagecoach Dispute, 1875
In the County Court of the County of Middlesex
and Michael Donnelly
[...] 13th Sept 1875
[...] For that the defendants were carriers of passengers upon a stage or covered wagon from the City of London to the Village of Lucan in the county of middlesex for reward to the defendants and the plaintiff became and was received by the defendants as a passenger to be by them safely and securely carried upon the said stage or covered wagon on a journey from London to Lucan aforesaid for reward to the defendants yet the defendants did not safely and securely carry the plaintiff upon the said stage or covered wagon on the said journey and so negligently and unskilfully conducted themselves in carrying the plaintiff upon the said stage or covered wagon on the journey aforesaid and in managing the said stage or covered wagon and the horses by which the said stage or covered wagon and the horses by which the said stage or covered wagon was drawn that the plaintiff was thereby wounded and injured and incurred loss of time and expense in and about the cure of her wounds and injuries.
Verdict to Plaintiff for fifteen dollars