J. L. Smoker et al.v. Town of Greeneville

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
J. L. Smoker et al.v. Town of Greeneville
Case Date: 
1931
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Public Nuisance

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
166
Notes / Description: 

Add. Plaintiff: Kate Smoker. Action brought against the defendant for $5,000 as damages alleged to have arisen from the construction and operation of a sewage disposal plant by the defendant. The plaintiffs own a tract of land adjacent to the corporate limits of the town with a stream running through it. The plant used the same stream water and polluted it so it was unfit for domestic use as raw sewage was drained into it. States the plant has created a public nuisance and injurious to the citizens.