Texas & Pacific Ry. Co. v. Prater - 229 U.S. 177 (1913)


U.S. Supreme Court

Texas & Pacific Ry. Co. v. Prater, 229 U.S. 177 (1913)

Texas & Pacific Railway Company v. Prater

No. 211

Submitted April 15, 1913

Decided May 26, 1913

229 U.S. 177

Syllabus

There being evidence to sustain the verdict that plaintiff was not guilty of contributory negligence, the court below properly denied a motion to direct a verdict for the defendant, and this Court affirm the judgment with ten percent damages.

183 F. 574 affirmed.

The facts, which involve the validity of a verdict and judgment against a railroad company for personal injuries sustained by one of its employees, are stated in the opinion.



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