Mary E. Gollithan v. North Carolina & St. Louis Railway Company (Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis Railway Company)

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Mary E. Gollithan v. North Carolina & St. Louis Railway Company (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: 
136
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Relates to Mary E. Gollithan v. Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis Rail Road Company MT 820; wrong case name here. 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.