Davis v. Corona Coal Co., 265 U.S. 219 (1924)
U.S. Supreme CourtDavis v. Corona Coal Co., 265 U.S. 219 (1924)
Davis v. Corona Coal Company
Argued May 5, 1924
Decided May 26, 1924
265 U.S. 219
An action by the Director General of Railroads, in a state court, to recover for damage done to a railroad wharf while it was under federal control is not subject to the state statute of limitations. Cf. Dupont De Nemours & Co. v. Davis, 264 U. S. 456. P. 265 U. S. 222.
Certiorari to a judgment of the Court of Appeal of the Parish of Orleans, Louisiana (which the supreme court of the state declined to review) sustaining the defense of prescription in an action for damages brought by the Director General of Railroads.