Mary E. Gollithan v. Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis Railway Company

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Mary E. Gollithan v. Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis Railway Company
Case Date: 
1883
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Damages for Wrongful Death

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
831
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Relates to Mary E. Gollithan v. North Carolina & St. Louis Railway Company MT 638; wrong case name given. The plaintiff's husband, James W. Gollithan, an employee of the defendant, was killed when a train on which he was working collided with another train going the opposite direction. Gollithan was thrown from the train and soon died of his injuries. Suing for damages in the sum of $30,000.