265 F2d 345 Lewis v. Chapman

265 F.2d 345

Ellen LEWIS, Appellant,
Ethel CHAPMAN, Appellee.

No. 14421.

United States Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit.

Argued January 7, 1959.

Decided January 15, 1959.

Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Columbia; Burnita Shelton Matthews, District Judge.

Mr. Guy M. Bayes, Washington, D. C., for appellant.

Mr. Leo N. McGuire, Washington, D. C., with whom Messrs. Joseph D. Bulman and Sidney M. Goldstein, Washington, D. C., were on the brief, for appellee.

Before PRETTYMAN, Chief Judge, and EDGERTON and BURGER, Circuit Judges.


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This is a civil action for damages on account of negligence. The plaintiff-appellee suffered injuries when she fell down the stairway in a building in which she was a tenant. The defendant-appellant was the landlady. We find no error affecting substantial rights.