Union Pacific v Botsford141 U.S. 250; 1891CASE SUMMARYPROCEDURAL POSTURE:Appellant railroad sought review of a judgment of the United States Circuit Court for the District of Indiana, which denied the railroad's motion for an order requiring appellee personal injury claimant to submit to a surgical examination in order to determine the extent of her alleged injuries suffered as a passenger.OVERVIEW:The personal injury claimant was a passenger in a train owned by the railroad when the berth in which she was sleeping collapsed on her, rupturing the membranes of her brain and spinal cord. The personal injury claimant filed
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United States Circuit Court, personal injury claimant