W. J. Mathis v. Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis Railway and Nashville and Tuscaloosa Railroad Co.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
W. J. Mathis v. Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis Railway and Nashville and Tuscaloosa Railroad Co.
Case Date: 
1895
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Damages

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
262
Notes / Description: 

Plaintiff, W. J. Mathis, sued for $5000 in damages from the defendants. Mathis claimed that the railroad side tracts are too close to his property, both home and business, preventing safe and clean ingress and egress from his properties and damaging his livelihood and comfort.