West Wisconsin Railway Company v. Foley - 94 U.S. 100 (1876)
U.S. Supreme Court
West Wisconsin Railway Company v. Foley, 94 U.S. 100 (1876)
West Wisconsin Railway Company v. Foley
94 U.S. 100
1. Under the twenty-third rule, in relation to damages, where a writ of error was sued out merely for delay, more than ten percent upon the amount of the judgment cannot be awarded, but the court may give less.
2. Being satisfied that this case is one to which that rule should be applied, the Court, affirming the judgment below for $26,333, with costs, awards, in addition to interest, $500 damages.
The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.