2022 Georgia Code
Title 46 - Public Utilities and Public Transportation
Chapter 8 - Railroad Companies
Article 10 - Liability of Companies for Damages Generally
§ 46-8-292. Proof of Injury From Running of Train as Prima-Facie Evidence of Lack of Reasonable Skill and Care
In all actions against railroad companies for damages to persons or property, proof of injury inflicted by the running of locomotives or cars of such companies shall be prima-facie evidence of the lack of reasonable skill and care on the part of the servants of the companies in reference to such injury.
History. Ga. L. 1929, p. 315, § 1; Code 1933, § 94-1108.
For comment on Atlantic C.L.R.R. v. Dolan, 84 Ga. App. 734 , 67 S.E.2d 243 (1951), see 3 Mercer L. Rev. 349 (1952).