Jepp Shadd v. The Louisville & Nashville Rail Road Co.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Jepp Shadd v. The Louisville & Nashville Rail Road Co.
Case Date: 
1893
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Damages

Database - TN Research:

County:

Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
66
Notes / Description: 

The suit concerns a mare that was struck and killed by a passenger train. The plaintiff claims that the engineer blew the whistle only once, which was not enough to shoo the horse off the tracks. The mare had escaped from a pasture with a broken fence.