Alfred H. Haynes v. The East Tennessee & Georgia Rail Road Company

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Alfred H. Haynes v. The East Tennessee & Georgia Rail Road Company
Case Date: 
1865
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Negligence

Database - TN Research:

County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
15
Notes / Description: 

Haynes contracted with railroad to do some repair work and, while he was performing said work, an unscheduled train running from Chattanooga to Cleveland appeared & hit Haynes, thereby injuring him. He sued the railroad for trespass on the case, claiming $10,000 in damages.