D. A. Suther v. Equitable Fire Ins. Co. of Nashville et al.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
D. A. Suther v. Equitable Fire Ins. Co. of Nashville et al.
Case Date: 
1899
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Malicious Prosecution

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County:

Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
43
Notes / Description: 

Co-defendant is Western Fire Assurance Co., of Toronto, Canada. The charge is false arrest under a warrant accusing the plaintiff of arson. The company accused him of burning certain houses and a stock of goods in order to defraud the company of the insurance on that property. His indictment in criminal court on that charge was overturned, and he was discharged.