City of Mobile v. Jackson

In City of Mobile v. Jackson, 474 So. 2d 644 (Ala. 1985) (a case governed by the "scintilla rule" of evidence), the homeowners presented evidence indicating that the defendant's design and maintenance of a drainage system caused water to flood their home, "causing substantial damage to the structure and to the personal property located in the house." 474 So. 2d at 646. As a result of the flooding, the homeowners left their home and lived in a camper parked in their backyard.